The Department of Transport’s estimated figures for the year ending 2013 show a reduction in the number of reported road casualties.

The Department of Transport recently published its Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Reported Road Casualties in Britain. The report covers the year ending September 2013. The figures show that the yearly number of casualties fell  in comparison to the previous year.

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Head of motor and liability at the Association of British Insurers proposes re-hab only personal injury claims

See  http://www.postonline.co.uk/post/news/2337392/rehabilitation-only-personal-injury-whiplash-debate-fails-to-gain-traction

James Dalton, head of motor and liability at the Association of British Insurers, has proposed the dispensation of compensation for law-value RTA claims where the injuries are minor in favour of a rehab‑only scheme. The justification for this radical proposal is unclear from the article, though it seems to be part of the insurance industry’s wider aversion to purported exaggerated and fraudulent  RTA claims. Continue reading “Head of motor and liability at the Association of British Insurers proposes re-hab only personal injury claims”