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

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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