‘Railway Spine, Minor Whiplash and other Medico-Legal Constructs’

“Shares in the Nahl Group, part of the ‘no win no fee’ legal industry, fell by 25% overnight after the chancellor of the exchequer announced in his autumn statement that the government ‘intends to introduce measures to end the right to cash compensation for minor whiplash injuries’. He also said that the government would be consulting on the details and expected average savings of £40 to £50 per motor insurance policy to accrue …” (more)

[Hugh Pennington, London Review of Books, 9 December]

First posted 2015-12-09 13:02:20

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