It is no secret that austerity has had a significant impact on most people’s ability to get justice, whether they have a family, contract, employment, criminal or almost any other sort of legal problem. Drivers are the latest group to be hit, with legislation that is intended to target whiplash claims but will actually impact all motorists.
The Civil Liability Act very specifically targeted those injured in motor accidents. By mandating low, fixed levels of compensation for even serious soft-tissue injuries and raising the small claims court limit for road traffic accident claims, the legislation has undermined motor legal protection for all policyholders.
Download this short article to find out more about the likely impact of the legislation and why ARAG is uniquely placed and very well-prepared for the changes.