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Insurers punish customers in wake of discount rate decision

In March, the personal injury discount rate was altered from 2.5% to -0.75%. You might think that this doesn’t mean…

Economists reveal reforms won’t lower premiums

Motorists will lose out. That is the message from economist reports in relation to the soft tissue claim reforms. Designed…

Insurers play the victim after injury discount rate cut

Insurers have been under-settling catastrophic injury claims for years. This is what the recent decision by the government to correct…

Soft tissue injury victims to be severely hampered by new reforms

Motorists who suffer soft tissue injuries in road traffic accidents will be hit by new government reform that will severely hamper…

European ruling to better protect claimants

A landmark piece of legislation has just been passed that could help protect legitimately injured claimants from not being able…

Truss respects legal industry whiplash concerns

When George Osborne announced in his autumn statement that he intended to raise the small claims limit to £5,000 and…

Motor insurers ‘reluctant’ to pass on whiplash savings

If the Government needed a big enough reason to draw a line over proposed whiplash reforms, there should be no…

ABI on the Offensive over Industrial Deafness

ABI on Industrial Deafness Offensive The Association of British Insurers (ABI) have accused lawyers of exploiting they ‘new whiplash’, after…

Fraud Battle takes Positive Step with Introduction of askCUE

Claimant solicitors will finally have the ability to perform background fraud checks on new clients, as insurance companies will open…

New APIL President Goes on the Offensive in First Speech

The new President of APIL, Jonathan Wheeler, delivered his first speech today at the APIL Conference and he did not…

ABI Urge Fee Cut for Industrial Deafness Claims

The ABI has claimed that solicitor fees for industrial deafness claims should be curbed in order to stop claimant lawyers…

MASS Question ABI Whiplash Portal Independence

Not-for-profit personal injury representative body, MASS has questioned the Government’s decision to allow the ABI to fund and build their…

Justice Select Committee Order Second Mesothelioma Review

The Justice Select Committee has demanded that the Government carries out a second review on Mesothelioma, after controversy broke out…

ABI only happy with Whiplash Fraud Reform if it suits them

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) have lashed out at claims by the Transport Select Committee (TSC) that a complete ban…

MPs want whiplash data sharing to be compulsory

MPs are calling for the sharing of whiplash fraud data to be made compulsory. They believe that doing so would…

Was there a ‘secret deal’ on mesothelioma?

Eyebrows and questions have been raised over the past few days over the legitimacy of a document, which seems to…

Law Society hit back over inducement ban

The Law Society has hit back at the Government’s proposals to ban legal firms from offering an inducement in exchange…

MoJ announce ban on lawyer’s offering inducements

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that they are to ban lawyers from offering inducements to potential clients in…

APIL call for quality over cost in whiplash consultation response

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has drawn out the battle lines over suggestions that the fees for medical…

ABI call for increased fee cut for whiplash medical reports

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has called for the government to increase the level of  cuts on fixed fees…

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