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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…

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…

Labour MPs take firm stance against personal injury reform plans

The Autumn Statement placed the whiplash reforms and upping of the small claims limit to £5,000 back on the agenda…

APIL call for independent investigation on insurance fraud cost

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has urged the Government to launch an independent investigation into motor insurance fraud…

Direct Line say Profits up Due to Decrease in Claims

Direct Line say Profits up Due to Decrease in Claims It has been a busy week of creating confusion and…

One Day in and FOIL had already got their Claws in over Whiplash Reform

David Cameron had hardly got his foot through the front door of number 10, before the hankering for further whiplash reform…

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…

Time to Stop Punishing Genuine Whiplash Victims

  Whiplash is currently a big talking point lately and not just because of the film with the same name..…

Insurers’ Attempt to Reclassify NIHL Criticised by Judge

A defendant insurance company was hammered by High Court Judge, Mr Justice Phillips, after it was revealed that they attempted…

ABI reaffirms its support for small claims limit increase

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has urged the government to increase the small claims limit from £1,000-£5,000 once more…

Insurers back for more whiplash reform after premiums fall

The insurance industry has rediscovered their appetite for whiplash reform after revealing that the price of motor insurance premiums had…

Insurers opposing Mesothelioma Bill damages increase because the cost is unfair

The Mesothelioma Bill has been creating a steady debate over the past couple of months, largely surrounding the decision to…

Are the insurers reading the same report as everyone else?

It would appear that following the release of the Transport Select Committee’s whiplash inquiry report, the Association of British Insurers’…

More woe for insurers as FOS reports record complaints increase

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) heaped more pressure on insurers last week after their annual review revealed the highest dispute…

Whiplash debate sees PI sector demand cap on insurers’ market spend in House Of Commons

The opening day of the House of Commons’ Transport Committee’s inquiry into whiplash saw fireworks as personal injury lawyers hit…

Compensation payments next on greedy insurers hit-list

Not content on the effective execution of the personal injury industry, insurers are now preparing to target the compensation payments that genuine…

Sign petition to save the legal industry

Law firms from around the UK are lobbying in a last ditch attempt to save the legal industry by warning…

Small claims limit should be increased says ABI

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has backed government plans to increase the small claims limit from £1,000 to £5,000.…

MPs to investigate whiplash impact on rising insurance premiums

The Commons Transport Select Committee (CTSC) announced last week the terms of reference for their inquiry into the impact whiplash…

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