MIB and First Assist to target uninsured losses

The Motor Insurers' Bureau (MIB) has teamed up with First Assist in launching a legal expenses scheme to provide victims of uninsured motorists with free legal advice.

The service is enabled by a new website, the Motor Insurance Database Information System (MIDIS), which taps into the MIB's database, the Motor Insurance Database (MID), to ensure more efficient resolution of accidents involving uninsured drivers.

Solicitors access the system to ascertain whether or not there is a record of insu