Mixed reaction to government proposals on whiplash

James Dalton

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is consulting on the possibility of creating new independent medical panels to improve diagnosis of whiplash injuries.

Another potential change would allow for more whiplash cases to be challenged in the small claims court, ensuring that it is no longer cheaper for insurance companies to accept questionable claims rather than contesting them.

James Dalton, head of motor and liability at the ABI, said strong action was necessary to protect honest motorists from what

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