Beware the rise in PI tourism, says law firm

Although the 4th and 5th Motor Directives have been introduced to simplify cross border insurance disputes, in practice these measures fail to take account of the complexities of cross border litigation. With numbers of such claims set to rise significantly over the next decade, insurers should ensure they are properly prepared.

Simon Robinson, head of Browne Jacobson’s Motor Insurance Group, said: “Although there have been few cases brought to court so far, we anticipate that UK courts will