The president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has challenged the insurance industry to commit to reductions in insurance premiums. He stated that whiplash injuries are genuine and can have long-term effects and they should not be trivialised. He highlighted that before the government declare proposals in relation to whiplash claims that risk prejudicing genuine injured people from bringing compensation claims they should have a wider debate about the actual issues and hold the insurers to account for their role.
It has been reported that a number of fruitpackers who were involved in a horrific fatal road traffic accident on the M5 have instructed personal injury lawyers to represent them in a personal injury claim for compensation.
A twin who suffered severe injuries in a road traffic has been awarded personal injury compensation. The twin pursued a claim for compensation after a road traffic accident 12 years ago was recently awarded 2.5 million in compensation.
- MCGUIRE: “TRAINING IS COMMITMENT TO FULLY SUPPORTIVE LEGAL SERVICE”Scotland’s award-winning personal injury firm, Thompsons Solicitors, has teamed up with road safety charity “Brake” to improve the help they give to the families of those killed on Scotland’s roads.
Scotland’s award winning personal injury firm and road safety campaigners, Thompsons Solicitors, has backed calls from road safety charity Brake for the UK Government to get tough on dangerous drivers after figures reveal drivers with as many as 30 points on their license are still allowed on the road.
THOMPSONS SOLICITORS BACKS CAMPAIGN TO REDUCE ACCIDENT RATES
Four people have been taken to hospital following a crash between an ambulance service minibus and a car in Angus. According to reports the bus carrying elderly passengers collided with the car shortly before 10am yesterday in Coronation Avenue, Montrose, Angus.Both drivers are believed to be seriously injured in the crash and two of the minibus’ passengers, aged 82 and 63, needed hospital treatment, but their lives are not believed to be in danger.
A series of road traffic accidents on Scotland’s roads tragically claimed three lives this weekend. Two died after their motorbike collided with a car yesterday on the A836 Thurso to Reay road at Drumhollistan in Caithness and a 19 year old was killed when his car crashed into a railway bridge in Lochgelly, Fife.
An Aberdeen cyclist, who narrowly avoided being crushed to death when a lorry knocked him off his bike in a cycle lane outside a school, has launched a one-man campaign to make cycle lanes safe to use.
Solicitors, trade unionists and victims have lashed out at the insurance industry for attacking drivers suffering from whiplash as ‘fakes and fraudsters’.The Association of British Insurers branded the UK the whiplash capital of Europe and said the cost of fraudulent whiplash claims was pushing up the cost of motor insurance.