Scotland could face a claims epidemic following whiplash changes


The warning comes after the law firm highlighted statistics showing a 16.6% increase in injury claims over the past four years in Scotland, compared to a 4.5% decrease in England over the same period. Jill Sinclair, head of counter fraud in Scotland at DWF, warned that injury claims are expected to rise in the region following whiplash reforms: "The Government's announcement to introduce a tariff system for all whiplash claims will have important ramifications for the Scottish claims landsca