Insurers get access to online doctor resource

A new online resource providing insurers and solicitors with instant access to local doctors on a national basis has been launched this month.

Law Doctors Direct.com (LDD) will charge a fixed fee for each medical report, payable to the medical expert, meaning that insurers will no longer have to pay anything other than the true cost of the report; in addition, there will be no mark ups or agency fees involved.

LDD was launched after reports of a spiralling claims culture in the UK and the sign