Tag: insurance

Don’t forget the victims

Insurance spin Sunday 20th November was World Day of Remembrance for the victims of road traffic accidents. I felt a significant frustration for the families of victims and those injured in accidents. Currently Insurance Companies are raising insurance premiums and they are trying to blame high awards given to victims […]

Insurance Questions Answered

If I am hurt in an accident where my husband is driving my car can I be compensated? Yes. It is unusual to get a clear answer from a Solicitor but this issue was decided in a famous case involving the actress Merle Oberon. In 1937 Ms. Oberon suffered facial […]

Compensation Claims and The Injury Board

In dealing with Personal Injury claims I am often asked what exactly the “Injury Board” is and what it has to do with compensation claims.  It might be useful, therefore, to set out briefly the history and function of the Injury  Board, formerly known as the Personal Injury Assessment Board. […]

Injuries & The Law

One of the unfortunate side effects of industrialisation and the development of the motor car has been a significant increase in the amount of injuries suffered by people, particularly in road traffic accidents. The law cannot put somebody back into the position they were in before the accident and deals […]