Whiplash Claims

Whiplash Claims Legal Advice Blogs from Solicitors in Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh etc), England (London, Manchester, Birmingham etc), Wales (Cardiff), Republic of Ireland (Dublin, Limerick), Northern Ireland (Belfast) and beyond. Sharing great legal knowledge, tips and expertise.

Delays in Whiplash Reform and Future Effects on Cyclists

September 13, 2018

In 2017, the UK government announced a sweeping reform focused on whiplash and personal injury guidelines to help combat unnecessary and costly compensation claims. Under the Civil Liability Bill, changes to compensation claims after a road traffic incident were to take place. In effect, the threshold for small claims court would increase from £1,000 up […]

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Personal Injury Legal Update in E&W – Civil Liability Bill Continues its Progress Through Parliament

May 1, 2018

The Government looks set to forge ahead with its controversial Civil Liability Bill, with the legislation recently having its second reading in the House of Lords. The Committee stage, which is the first real chance to amend the Bill, is scheduled to begin on 10th May. Purpose of the Bill The Bill, which will apply […]

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Whiplash claimants may have to produce more supporting evidence after an increase in fraudulent claims

January 7, 2014

Ministers should consider reducing the limitation period for road accident insurance claims, and require whiplash claimants to produce more supporting evidence. However, genuine claimants should not be demonised.  These were some of the key findings in a report published last summer by the Transport Select Committee. The Committee Chair Louise Ellman MP, said at the […]

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Genuine Whiplash Victims Should Be Given the Justice They Deserve Says Transport Select Committee

August 7, 2013

Whiplash injuries can arise from motor accidents and can have debilitating consequences for those who suffer them. It is appropriate that people injured in motor accidents through no fault of their own should be able to claim compensation from the party which caused the injury. This is the conclusion from the Transport Select Committee released […]

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CRU Figures Expose Insurers Web of Lies in Face of Whiplash Reforms

July 15, 2013

Figures released by the Department for Work and Pension Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) has confirmed that the total number of whiplash claims that were made last year has dropped nearly 11% to the lowest total since 2008/09, which begs the question. Why are some of the insurance companies only forecasting an estimated 3% decrease in […]

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UK: Whiplash Capital of the World?

July 13, 2013

Recent reports have branded the UK with the unsavory title of ‘Whiplash Capital of the World’. We’ve even heard the term thrown about at Number 10. But the question remains as to whether or not the statement is in fact founded and whether context should play a part? We read the likes of Emma Wall, in […]

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Car Accident Information

July 2, 2013

Car Accidents Practice Area We, iAccident Lawyers, are here to help you after a car accident. We will get you an experienced car accident attorney to help you with the financial, mental and physical burdens that follow an accident. We will not charge you until you get paid and settle with the insurance companies. You […]

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Injured Drivers Left with No Chance in Legal Bout against Insurers

June 18, 2013

What would happen to an 80 year old pedestrian if they were knocked down in 2013? A bid to change the Small Claims Court limit has been described as ‘draconian’ by one of Britain’s leading solicitors, who gives a harrowing example of what could have happened to an 80 year old client if the change […]

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How to maximize your insurance claim for pain and suffering after an accident

June 17, 2013

Many people have a hard time wrapping their mind around understand what constitutes pain and suffering in a personal injury / car accident claim and how to go about maximizing the claim for pain and suffering.  Pain and suffering is a non-economic damage.  In California where I am licensed to practice law, we call it […]

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Simple Steps For Treating Whiplash After An RTA

May 23, 2013

It isn’t always clear what you should do when you think you’re suffering from a whiplash injury. Whiplash is where the head is ‘whipped’ around faster than the neck. The fast and harsh movement of the neck can cause the muscles and tendons to become strained. In many cases, multiple injuries involving both muscles and […]

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