One couple from Keighley has been nicked after evidence came to light implicating them in a fraudulent whiplash claim they made in April of last year.
Personal injury compensation awards made to claimants will be going up by 10 per cent next year, according to a recent decision by the Court of Appeal.
It may not come as much of a surprise, but recent research carried out by a well-known comparison website found that the nation’s motorists are largely in support of a government clampdown on personal injury compensation cases where whiplash injuries play a significant part.
A number of consumer campaigners have banned together to give Justice Secretary Ken Clarke a piece of their mind, calling for claims management companies to be regulated much more closely.
Insurance groups have begun to complain about the newest threat they face to their bottom lines in the form of injuries leading to deafness and hearing loss, with one industry expert calling work accident claims involving deafness ‘the new whiplash.’