Personal Injury: One rule for government, one rule for insurers

The introduction of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority tariff list in 2012 means that insurers are now paying out much more to personal injury claimants than the government

The Ministry of Justice has two lists of damages to be paid out for specific bodily injuries. The set of tariffs it insists insurers adhere to is the Guidelines for the Assessment for General Damages

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Insurers face margin crush unless premiums are hiked

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