The Discount Rate change explained.

Why is it important? The Discount rate is the rate used to calculate future losses in personal injury claims. Because awards are usually paid as a one-off lump sum, a ‘discount’ has to be applied. After all, the Claimant is receiving annual future losses in advance and the lump sum can be invested to produce […]... Read More

THE TRUTH ABOUT WHIPLASH

Did you know that the Government are planning to remove the right for anyone to make a claim for neck flexion/extension (whiplash) injuries, sustained in a road accident? This is on the back of insurance industry spin that ‘whiplash’ does not exist, and that most claims are fraudulent. This is a line that the insurance […]... Read More