Tag: whiplash

Guide to whiplash claim culture

Guide to whiplash claim culture

Russell Thomson is an injury claims lawyer working at The Injury Lawyers, who explains that while whiplash is a clear and serious issue, the whole subject of whiplash claims has become badly distorted through insurance companies selling customer details for referral fees.   Like Tony Blair and his “Education, Education, Education” speech at the start […]

June 4, 2012 More
Whiplash compensation driven by insurance companies

Whiplash compensation driven by insurance companies

Russell Thomson explains how insurance companies are driving whiplash compensation claims in a bid to chase referral fees. More from the whiplash claims website: Whiplash Claims.   Whiplash claims, whiplash compensation, whiplash injuries – or Whiplash Cash, Whiplash Epidemic, and “the weakest necks in Britain” as the press often title it; whiplash has not escaped […]

Competition Commission to investigate car insurance market

Competition Commission to investigate car insurance market

Concerns over “dysfunctional” business practices have led the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to refer the private motor insurance market to the Competition Commission. A report by the OFT suggests that artificially high charges could be causing car insurance premiums to increase unnecessarily. The problem centres around the referral fees which car hire and repair […]

May 31, 2012 More
Average car insurance premium nears £1,000

Average car insurance premium nears £1,000

Car insurance premiums increased in 2011, despite a fall in the third quarter of the year, the AA reports. Based on its ‘Shoparound’ price index, which takes the average of the three cheapest quotes from several insurance providers, the AA says that premiums have increased by 15.3% compared with a year ago. The average comprehensive […]

January 19, 2012 More