In news that will surprise absolutely no one, the Association of British Insurers said that a new accident figure survey is ‘self-serving’ and ‘questionable.’
Whiplash injuries are notoriously difficult to treat, as modern medicine offers few true treatment methods – but can you use acupuncture to treat your sore neck?
While most people think of whiplash injuries as something relegated to the world of car accidents it’s simply not the case: believe it or not, a run-in with a portable loo left one man with minor whiplash injuries as well.
One Somerset village’s dangerous road surfaces are causing serious worries that it will cause trips to Accident and Emergency, it was recently revealed.
Don’t believe it when you hear media outlets talking about GP’s being ‘hoodwinked’ by fraudsters looking to make a killing from a false or spurious whiplash injury claim, says one industry expert.
It could turn out to be an even bigger pain in the neck to get doctors to participate in a pilot scheme that would discourage people from making spurious whiplash claims, according to one local GP committee.
A physiotherapist from Aylesbury has developed a new and possibly much more accurate way of testing for whiplash injury that could see insurers saving millions while simultaneously bringing premium prices under control, experts say.
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.’