Thursday August 6, 2020

Britain's first strike against 'whiplash epidemic'

A Bill unveiled in Britain this week has been warmly embraced by the insurance industry, with Insurance Ireland saying it provides a 'template' to address the rising cost of claims here

23rd March, 2018
Britain hopes tackling 'whiplash epidemic' will bring down premium costs. Pic: Getty

Around two years later, she was involved in another accident. This time there was no stretcher. And, as she accepted when good sense prevailed, no real injury. But not before she considered putting in a claim. Incentivised by her earlier experience, she saw potential cash where before she would have happily accepted there was none.

It was a very human response. The lure of easy money is real and as the insurance industry is keen...

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