The Ministry of Justice consultation paper 'Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury Claims Process' reaches its deadline for feedback on Friday 6 January. Beacon IME CEO explains how evidence-based medicine will help lower rising insurance premiums.
New guidelines setting out the size of personal injuries awards, published earlier this week, have recommended even higher compensation payouts for the most common claims. This has prompted fears of even more pressure on insurance premiums for the State's two million drivers. It will also heap pressure on insurers to increase reserves.