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Found 190 results for "whiplash panels". Showing page 1 of 19

  • MoJ decide on independence of medical experts and on reducing cost of whiplash claims

    the vast majority of whiplash cases, though there will no doubt be argument in some cases around... than in addition to them. Once again, these changes impact whiplash claims only and do not affect other types of injury claim. The MoJ are still keen to prohibit pre-med offers, at least in whiplash ...-med offers in whiplash claims, it would have to be accepted that once the changes are introduced... is able to achieve a significant reduction in the exaggerated or fraudulent whiplash claims. He sets Read more

  • What next for the whiplash reforms?

    the government’s proposals for independent medical panels , including 69% of medical stakeholders... of these reforms in reducing fraudulent and/or exaggerated whiplash claims. The next area where we expect Read more

  • The future of whiplash claims handling

    Independent Medical Panels The proposal for independent medical panels stems from the government’s acceptance that the number of claims for whiplash is currently too high and that a proportion... assessment into the claims process, thereby providing a more secure diagnosis of whiplash . The expected... claims without suffering a genuine whiplash injury will be dissuaded from doing so. The number...? Perhaps they are. Does the government have an idea in mind of what the actual number of whiplash claims Read more

  • MedCo directors take the wheel

    the last year or so, we have all watched on as the concept of independent medical panels in whiplash cases... those commissioning the report, then the reforms in whiplash claims are likely to be seen... a comprehensive training programme, presumably including the mechanism of whiplash injuries. In order to allow... please contact Nigel Teasdale, Partner, on +44 (0)1772 554264. Read more about MedCo and the whiplash Read more

  • Whiplash report: Transport Select Committee of the House of Commons.

    on the cost of motor insurance, and in it they have focused on whiplash claims in particular.Claims... that the number of whiplash claims had fallen for the second year running, by 13.8% and was now... analyses pre 2008 statistics on road traffic accidents to show how the number of whiplash claims has... for the number of claims for other types of injury to increase as the number of whiplash claims..., that the UK is "the whiplash capital of the world" without factual data to support it, and thinks Read more

  • Working party produces first fruits of its labours

    on whiplash reforms and we would be happy to air any concerns that you might have at that forum... to see whether the principle of medical panels might be transferred across EL and PL claims... of the independence of the panels , the accreditation process for experts and data sharing and we Read more

  • Whiplash Reforms: Sep 2019

    in, the issue of whiplash reform remained high on the Government's agenda. The introduction of MedCo... for: A definition of whiplash . The setting of the tariff of compensation for PSLA for whiplash injuries... Civil Liability Act 2018Consultation: Reforming the soft tissue injury (whiplash ) claims process... developments MIB - Whiplash Reforms ProgrammeDWF's articles on the whiplash reforms Whiplash reforms Read more