It’s never good when you end up in a road traffic accident, especially if you then have to make an accident claim, but it’s worse when victimised even further!
Whether you wok for a particular local authority or you simply drive on the roadways that they’re responsible for, claims against councils are on the up.
In the world of accident claims, whiplash accounts for quite a bit of fraud – but at least two scams were caught cold thanks to photographic evidence this week!
A new survey has discovered that Liverpool could be considered the whiplash capital of the UK, as the number of whiplash claims being made within the city leaves the rest of the country’s figures to pale in comparison.
An overwhelming majority of Brits are completely fed up with the personal injury compensation sector, with a massive 93 per cent supporting any government clampdown on accident claims involving whiplash, a new survey recently discovered.
Whiplash claims will soon be subjected to higher thresholds after a tougher system is implemented for medically certifying injuries, according to transport secretary Justine Greening and justice secretary Ken Clarke.
Anyone making a whiplash accident claim in the wake of traffic collision may soon face higher thresholds for their injuries, it was recently reported.
MPs have said that drivers need to undergo more rigorous medical testing when looking for compensation in cases of whiplash, industry experts recently reported.
A coalition of insurers and GPs have recently called for new governmental guidelines on the diagnosis of whiplash and other associated disorders in order to combat the personal injury compensation culture that has been growing in the UK.
After their whiplash compensation claim backfired, three scaffolders and their employer, who had filed a car accident claim in the wake of a 1 mph road shunt that had damaged their lorry and injured them, were slapped with a £9,ooo legal bill.
After suffering severe personal injuries when his squad car rolled over from hitting a kerb, one South Tyneside police officer has stated he will make a personal injury compensation claim against his employers.
Research has indicated that a large percentage of car accident claims may be the result of fraudulently staged accidents.
The results are in: according to a survey of 250 GPs, whiplash has been classified as the most commonly exaggerated personal injury claim made by patients to their insurance companies.
One car accident claim expert has recently warned those suffering from whiplash to take their injuries seriously.
After an overtaking motorist crashed into them, one couple’s motor accident claim has led to a £6,000 personal injury compensation award.
According to a recent report from one firm, whiplash accident claims are contributing to the rising costs of car insurance for UK motor vehicle operators.
Members of Parliament have recently been told that an uptick in personal injury claims, some of which are fraudulent, have resulted in UK motorists facing huge car insurance premium hikes.
As Halloween ends and November begins, motor vehicle operators in Scotland were made aware of data that makes the month the most dangerous in regards to the prevalence of motor accident claims.
A new anti-reckless driving campaign hopes to reduce the incidence of car accident claims by shocking its audience in its use of posed pupils in mock-ups of accidents.
Thanks to a four car traffic collision that occurred during rush hour in Twyford recently, one woman was left needing medical treatment for whiplash-related injuries.