UK 'pain in the neck culture' must end, says ABI

whiplash

The ABI said that this is one of several “radical reforms” which needs to be considered to reduce the UK’s “whiplash epidemic” and bring down the costs of motor insurance. The ABI said that Britain’s “thriving whiplash industry” is now pushing up the cost of the average motor insurance policy by a staggering 20%. Despite a fall in the number of car crashes, whiplash claims have risen by a third in the past three years. Every year 570 000 people claim for whiplash injuries - enough to fill the Lo