Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, that old chestnut of ‘compensation culture’ bankrupting insurers has gotten trotted out once more.
As the Government considers changing the MOT test system from an annual one to once every two years, fears have begun to arise that doing so may lead to an increase in car accident claims.
One expert has categorised the government attack on the UK’s so-called personal injury compensation culture as a scam recently.
Motorists in Scotland are predicted to submit millions of pounds worth of accident claims as weather-ravaged roads lead to damage done to vehicles in the region.
Motor accident claim road deaths over the past 12 months have decreased to under 2,000 for the first time, according to transport figures recently released by the Department for Transport.
In order to avoid resorting to making car accident claims on their insurance, nearly one out of every four motorists have instead paid out of pocket for any damage they may have caused in an accident, a new survey has discovered.
After having no choice but to issue a profit warning recently, the wheels may be falling off Helphire, an accident claim handling firm.