James Barker

In November, the Government stated that they plan to bring an end to whiplash claims in the UK - aiming to reduce motorist premiums and closing the door on the so-called ‘whiplash culture’. But one has to wonder whether the Government has been influenced by the negative and trivial media portrayal of ‘whiplash’ claims and whether this move will even equate to real savings for motorists in the UK on their car insurance premiums?

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The car insurance industry has again been in the news this week regarding the “eyewatering” prices that they charge to their customers. Insurers have blamed the increase in claims for whiplash being made. However, recent statistics have shown that Road Traffic Personal Injury claims have decreased in numbers significantly in the past two years. In fact statistics from the Compensation Recovery Unit show that whiplash claims have, in fact, fallen by almost 200,000 in the last four years.

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Winter Weather Prompts Warnings On Safety

By James Barker at 12:30

If the news is to be believed then the wintery weather we’re witnessing at the moment is showing no signs of disappearing!

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Don't File a Personal Injury Claim Yourself

By James Barker at 13:13

If you've suffered from a Personal Injury, it can be tempting to think that you don’t need to instruct a solicitor to progress a claim for compensation.

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