In a highway tripping claim photographs are often very important evidence. Why? Because it is necessary for the Claimant to prove that, at the time of the accident, the highway was in a dangerous condition. However, the lack of measurement photographs does not mean that a claim will fail.
Today I heard about an amazing pot of money that is just waiting to be collected. Apparently, if you have been involved a non-fault road accident that resulted in no damage to your vehicle and no injury you can receive a pot of money that has been allocated to you: a pot of money that is simply waiting for you to claim it.
Whiplash reforms: penalise the majority for the actions of the few?
The ‘whiplash reforms’ announced by the Government in the 2015 Autumn Statement will remove the right of injured people to claim compensation for ‘minor’ whiplash injuries. The insurance industry states that whiplash reforms are necessary to combat whiplash claim fraud. The problem is, the ‘fraud’ figures quoted by insurers are often misrepresented.