Accident Claims Blog

Reforms to Stop Whiplash Claims Shelved

Accident Claims can now reveal that the UK government has shelved it’s plans for personal injury reforms. The news, which could have seen the end of whiplash claims emerged as the Secretary of State’s message was emailed to members of the ABI The original reform plans would have seen the personal injury small claims limit rise […]

1bn Saved On Accident Claims and Whiplash Claims

We often talk about the rise in false accident claims, but for the first time, insurers are beginning to win the battle against ‘suspect’ whiplash claims. The reduced number of whiplash claims has saved insurance companies over a billion pounds – savings which are yet to be passed on to consumers. The Government’s Compensation Unit […]

Whiplash claims account for 80% of uk accident claims

We’re often laughed at for having the weakest necks on the planet. Many would argue that our weakness is merely the ease of gaining compensation in a place where accident claims are sought after by society. The whiplash claims culture accounts for a massive 80% of personal injury claims that insurance giant Aviva handles last […]

Facial personal injury after accident claim against employer

A Bolton based scrapyard has been fined £30,000 after one of its workers, Mr Sparrow, suffered a facial injury that will scar him for life. Accident Claims can reveal that the former Metro Salvage was fined and sentenced after breaches were found in health and safety practices. Manchester Crown Court gave its verdict after hearing […]

More Lies, More Deaths, More Costs From Negligence Claims

Only earlier Accident Claims reported on the link between NHS compensation claims and the lack of funding in maternity wards. Hours later we’re reading about another five figure settlement following a tragedy at the hands of the NHS trust. Paul and Melanie Diji’s son Daniel died in December 2007, 18 days after he was born premature […]

Loss of Income? Accident Claims can Help

As well as the inconvenience of being injured, an accident at work can also result in a substantial loss of income. Some sustained injuries mean that you can’t go back to the job you used to do and you should be compensated accordingly if that’s the case. Accident Claims look at some individual cases with […]

Every Town Needs a Pothole Pete!

Accident Claims have great pleasure in introducing you to Plymouth’s answer to Britain’s pothole epidemic, Pothole Pete. A tireless campaigner for the Herald, Pete watches over pothole repairs that are taking place in the city. With the arrival of the ice and the end of the year, repairs will now finish until 2014. Severe potholes […]

Propsed Changes To Flight Delay Compensation

2014 has arrived and new changes to EU law could see a huge reduction in the number of airline delay claims that are currently going through the system.Accident Claims, in line with EU law, take on flight delay claims whereby passengers have been delayed for 3 hours or longer. New changes could see the 3 […]

Accident Claims Welcome The NCS

It gives us great pleasure to welcome The National Claims Service to Manchester where they have now officially opened up one of their ‘super’ branches in close proximity to the Accident Claims head office. The National Claims Service (NCS) is a well-known and reputable company offering advice and assistance on any sort of claim against […]

Accident Claims Launch Housing Disrepair Compensation Unit

After years of success in the accident claims industry, our team at are delighted to announce the launch of HDCU, the Housing Disrepair Compensation Unit. Starting with the North West, the Housing Disrepair Compensation Unit aims to inform all council and housing association tenants of their rights to repairs and potential compensation.  We formed […]

Accident Claims in Scottish Schools Down by over 400%

Scotland’s largest teaching union has revealed they have seen a significant drop in the number of teachers making accident claims at work. Compensation pay-outs for accident claims at school in 2013 totalled £300,000, £1.5m short of that paid out in 2012. Is questionable as to what is the cause for the dramatic fall over the […]

Accident Claims Personal Injury Guide

Accident Claims step by step process.. Step 1) Do you have a personal injury claim that Accident Claims can help with? First things first you need to establish whether you actually have a claim to make. Generally speaking if you have been injured in the last three years and it wasn’t your fault there’s a […]

Accident Claims in School cost £3million across 3 Cities

Accident claims at school have hit the news again after a Freedom of Information Act request showed more than £3million has been paid out over the last five years from just three cities. Manchester, Birmingham and Greater London have paid out a combined total of £3.3million in compensation claims for injuries that have taken place […]

The End Of Referral Fees?

The Government have announced that from sometime next year in an effort to reduce the number of accident claims they intend making the payment of a referral fee illegal. They point to the fact that claims have increased due to the efforts of the many claims management companies which they says encourages victims to claim. […]

‘Crash for Cash’ Accident Claims Scam Foiled

Another ‘crash for cash’ accident claims scam has been foiled with the culprit being sentenced to 10 months imprisonment. Mr Khalid was found guilty after he had intentionally swerved in front of a teenage driver before slamming his brakes on to cause the crash. Mr Khalid later made an insurance claim putting all liability of […]

10 Year Old Wins £4.5m Medical Negligence Accident Claim

Yesterday the Daily Express reported on how it’s the lawyers who benefit from the NHS compensation fund and how too much has been put aside for litigation. Accident Claims explains further; Today a 10 year old girl has won over £4m in compensation after suffering serious head injuries during her birth at Norfolk and Norwich […]

Top 10 Fraudulent Postcodes

Fraudulent accident claims are prevalent in the UK. The charity Crimestoppers has put together a league table of the country’s worst offending postcodes for “crash for cash” scams. Quite remarkably a Bradford or Birmingham postcode came out in 9 of the 10 hotspots available. Worst Offending Postcodes SOURCE: Crimestoppers BD9 – Bradford B10 – Birmingham […]