MIBI warns against deliberate 'accidents'

The head of the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) has warned about the rising number of deliberate "accidents", in which fraudsters claim damages for personal injuries.

6th July, 2013
Christopher Dunne.

The head of the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland (MIBI) has warned about the rising number of deliberate "accidents", in which fraudsters claim damages for personal injuries from untraceable drivers.

John Casey, chief executive of the Motor Insurers' Bureau of Ireland, said several claims suggested deliberate staging of "accidents" for the purpose of taking a personal injuries action.

"The large majority of claims are made by innocent victims of uninsured or untraced vehicles," he said....

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