Payouts for employers’ and public liability claims 'significantly' climb


According to analysis of Ministry of Justice claims portal data by Weightmans, employers’ and public liability claim values have risen by an average of 10% and 12% respectively between January 2015 and December 2016. Bavita Rai, insurance partner at Weightmans, said: “The continuing, high increases we are seeing in the payouts awarded for injury claims is a cause for concern, indicating that an over-inflationary pressure on claims values remains an issue for insurers and their customers.” The