Hundreds refuse medical exams of their personal injuries claims
Almost 800 people have refused to turn up for an independent medical assessment of their personal injuries claim in the past three years.
The fear is that these claimants are intent on avoiding the state’s injuries board and want to go to court immediately to secure a higher compensation pay-out.
New figures from the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) show that there were 354 cases of deliberate non-attendance in 2016, 307 cases in 2017...
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