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Lawmakers' Concerns Won’t Stall Whiplash Reforms, UK Says

Law360, London (May 18, 2018, 11:58 AM BST) -- The Ministry of Justice on Friday refused to back down from plans for a controversial website that would would help car crash victims file insurance claims without an attorney, a day after lawmakers raised concerns over whether the portal could truly “overcome the inequality of arms” between insurers and unrepresented claimants.

The House of Commons influential Justice Committee had asked the ministry in a report Thursday to delay its launch of the online claims portal until at least April 2020, to allow time to properly consider...
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