Posts tagged “Personal Injury Claims”

Tips for speeding up your insurance claim

December 17th, 2010
Tips for speeding up your insurance claim

For many people, the process of claiming for a personal injury can be long and arduous; however, there are some steps you can take to speed up the process and make it easier and less stressful. Claims experts advise claimants to gather up all the necessary information before they file for a claim; this will […]

Authorities investigating rental car repairs

November 23rd, 2010
Authorities investigating rental car repairs

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the US has launched an enquiry into how often rental car companies carry out essential repairs on vehicles that have been issued with a recall notice. According to a statement issued by the NHTSA, the organisation is examining nearly 3 million vehicles that have been sold to rental […]

Legal Aid Funding Cut Will Save £350 Million

November 17th, 2010
Legal Aid Funding Cut Will Save £350 Million

With the UK Government’s relentless march to cut the country’s deficit, the Justice Department headed by Ken Clarke is to cut the legal aid bill. Doing so will save around £350 million. The money saved over 4 years will affect a range of legal aid services, particularly divorce and medical negligence cases. As part of […]

Rising insurance costs blamed on accident lawyers

November 9th, 2010
Rising insurance costs blamed on accident lawyers

A committee of MPs has been told that consumers are set to face higher bills for their car insurance, because the increasing number of no-win-no-fee lawyers has pushed up personal injury claims. The Transport Select Committee heard from Duncan Anderson of the EMB Consultancy, that premiums have risen by 40% over the last year, with […]

Legal fee costs for personal injury claims adding £40 to the cost of car insurance policies

October 29th, 2010
Legal fee costs for personal injury claims adding £40 to the cost of car insurance policies

Statistics have shown that legal fee costs for personal injury claims are adding on average £40 to the cost of a yearly car insurance policy. Ten pence from every pound spent on car insurance premiums will go directly to personal injury lawyers due to rising legal fee costs of personal injury claims after an increase […]

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