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UK Lawmakers Oppose Gov't, Insurers On Whiplash Reform

Law360, London (May 17, 2018, 5:24 PM BST) -- Politicians urged the U.K. government on Thursday to ditch plans to make it more difficult for victims of car crashes to make personal injury claims, in a highly critical report that favors claimant lawyers and has angered the insurance industry.

The influential House of Commons Justice Committee recommended that the Ministry of Justice should abandon proposals to raise the limit on small claims for personal injury in a traffic accident to £5,000 ($6,750). The government has planned to hike the "no win, no fee" threshold from...
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