UK Lobby Welcomes New Gov't Pledge On Whiplash Rules

Law360, London (May 19, 2017, 1:39 PM BST) -- The U.K.’s top insurance lobby has applauded the ruling Conservative Party’s renewed commitment to tackling whiplash compensation after the original planned reforms were shelved ahead of the June 8 general election.

The Association of British Insurers threw its weight behind the Conservatives on Thursday after the party pledged in its election manifesto to stamp out “exaggerated and fraudulent” whiplash claims.

“Honest motorists will welcome the continuation of the previous government’s work,” James Dalton, the ABI’s director of general insurance policy, said. “Addressing this problem … will...
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