Saturday 25 February 2017

Claims culture has taken hold and we will all pay for it

Charlie Weston

Charlie Weston

'Claims culture is taking hold again'
'Claims culture is taking hold again'

A claims culture is taking hold again, a decade after the Injuries Board was set up to tackle it.

It might surprise some people but insurers bear much of the blame for surging premiums due to their under-pricing of policies and failing to put sufficient reserves in place.

But so does a renewed bout of claims-hungry citizens, their fee-chasing lawyers and munificent judges.

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