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Found 189 results for "whiplash panels". Showing page 4 of 19

  • Annual CRU data allows further insight into new claims volumes while Freedom of Information request shows up challenges faced by the incoming whiplash reforms

    of 'whiplash injury' were defined as being limited to "the neck and upper torso". It was in response... is the extent of the rise in secondary site injuries where a non-whiplash injury is claimed... and whiplash claims in particular can be expected to have driven the decrease in numbers that we saw when... definition of whiplash It is clear that the widened definition of whiplash injury as used... we are identifying the 3 which include 'back', namely 'neck and back', 'whiplash and back Read more

  • Supreme Court's decision on non-compliance by litigant in person shows the way towards new court processes capable of applying after whiplash /SCT reform

    of the additional ways this situation could arise would be after the incoming whiplash and SCT reforms, depending.... Conclusions as to the way forwards for whiplash /SCT reform We now have a ruling from the Supreme Court... whiplash /SCT reforms including within the 5 working groups established to take the project forwards... injury claims and specifically those for whiplash . We await further developments including news Read more

  • MedCo – the latest developments

    the government announced its intention to introduce medical panels in whiplash cases last year. Could... search imposes restrictions on the use of experts in whiplash claims. It is worth bearing in mind Read more

  • Main themes at the Transport Select Committee: 17 June 2013

    for claimants to set out their positions.The problem of fraud within whiplash claims Views were polarised in this area. Insurers spoke of 7% of whiplash claims being known to be fraudulent... that the UK was "the whiplash capital of Europe". It seemed clear that the Committee saw the number of fraudulent or exaggerated whiplash claims as a significant one, they seemed surprised at the increasing number of whiplash claims against a report of falling number of accidents, and were clearly Read more

  • Civil Liability Bill House of Lords Report stage: what the press didn't report and what's outstanding

    made a significant concession in agreeing to insert the detailed definition of whiplash .... Finally on the whiplash provisions, it is worth noting that Labour did not pursue a number... without the panel The main development arising from the debate was the agreement by the Government to return to its original plan of carrying out the first review without the involvement of a panel .... The Government rejected a proposal that it should be left to the expert panel to recommend Read more

  • Civil justice: Costs reforms, Jackson/LASPO update

    of whiplash claims, following up its recent inquiries into the cost of motor insurance. The Committee... of Whiplash Claims'. Committee chair Louise Ellman MP, said: "… We want to hear the arguments on these points...." As anticipated, responses to the MoJ Consultation on whiplash which closed on 8 March have been polarised... for all road traffic personal injury claims, or for whiplash claims, arguing that the extent of fraud... has called for anyone claiming whiplash injury to undergo examination by an accredited medical expert Read more

  • Justice Committee hearing shows the way forward for reform of the Small Claims Track for RTA and casualty claims

    continues while the Civil Liability Bill needed to introduce the proposed whiplash tariff is awaited... Liability Bill to deal with the introduction of the tariff for minor whiplash continues..., others would follow, he was prepared to accept.The panel of witnesses from interested parties Nigel... of a trade union and a BTE provider. The primary issue for the panel of witnesses concerning claims... it could be expected to continue to be available. Increased CMC involvement was seen by the panel Read more

  • The MoJ set out their current reform agenda

    of State Chris Grayling remains whiplash reform. Indeed he sees it as an urgent problem to crack... on independent medical panels , which it says it is seeking to harness. It wants to achieve the revisions... of the changes on independent medical panels , then it will be too late to increase the limit... summary Independent medical panels with fixed medical report costs are seen as key by MoJ ministers now Read more

  • Government step away from a ban but increase the SCT limit for RTA and EL/PL

    the SCT limit, the government need only introduce a statutory instrument.No ban on whiplash ... whiplash claims where the prognosis period was 6 months or less. This was one of the bedrocks... the view that for the reforms to truly deliver on the government's stated aim to reduce whiplash claims... the reforms have been implemented.The definition A tariff will apply to all whiplash claims and "minor... the consultation document refers to "whiplash claims", section 61(1) of the accompanying Prisons Read more

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