Motor Mouth podcast nine: Claims culture or no claims culture? Motor insurance and the whiplash reforms
Jonathan Swift, content director at Insurance Post and Matthew Maxwell-Scott, executive director of the Association of Consumer Support Organisations, discuss the whiplash reforms, existing challenges and, with the Coronavirus pandemic ongoing, where we’re likely to be at the end of the year.
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, FOIL joined together with APIL, MASS and SCIL to call upon the Lord Chief Justice to put in place specific measures to allow more flexibility in the court process. Download this two page update to find out more.
The government’s Civil Liability Act has created a world of pain for stakeholders, with unintended consequences from the reforms surfacing by the week. In this blog, Minster Law’s CEO Shirley Woolham asks how legal expenses insurance can help in the post-reform world.
The well-known maxim of an Englishman’s home being his castle will soon be put to the test by the Court of Appeal in the case of Swift v Carpenter,  EWHC 2060 (QB). This article sheds light on the case which deals with accommodation claims in catastrophic personal injury cases.
The road to reform on the personal injury discount rate has been long and winding but Deborah Newberry, head of corporate and public affairs at global law firm Kennedys, suggests with the strict timetable in the law there is a light at the end of this tunnel.
In this video, Corporate Account Manager, George Bladon, talks about ARAG's Motor Legal Solutions product and how it has already been updated in the light of the Civil Liability Act, that will come into force next year, and have serious implications for injured motorists.
This short report shines a light on what the public thinks about technology in the civil justice system, especially where insurance claims are concerned.
The ‘Jackson reforms’ significantly altered the way that personal injury claims were administered. Lord Jackson is now undertaking a further review, focusing on legislation around fixed recoverable costs. This article explores the review and the potential implications for brokers and customers.
Following the announcement of the MoJ to reduce the personal injury discount rate to -0.75%, the MoJ and the Scottish Government sought views on how the discount rate should be set in future. This article provides a summary of the ABI’s response to the personal injury discount rate consultation.
This whitepaper focuses on the MoJ’s confirmed changes to the personal injury claims process and the challenges facing the Motor Legal Expenses Insurance market as well as injured parties. The whitepaper also highlights potential scenarios that injured parties could find themselves in.