Don't be sorry after the event

Rearguard actions and a reluctance to accept change rarely succeed in preventing governmental action designed to bring about long-term change.

Yet some insurers seem unwilling to accept that a fair system of access to justice will require them to meet their obligation to compensate injury victims, and pay the cost of the claim made against them.

Resisting a claim on the basis of spurious costs arguments is neither good for the claimant nor for the insurance industry as a whole. Insurers must

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