Ministry of Justice surprises industry with whiplash reforms
After rumours in October that the Justice Secretary would not proceed with whiplash reforms just yet, the Ministry of Justice
surprises everyone with its announcement on 17 November 2016 that it would push through radical reforms for personal injury
claims in order to crack down on a “rampant compensation culture”. The Ministry of Justice is of the view that a “predatory
claims industry […] encourages minor, exaggerated and fraudulent claims, driving up the costs of insurance premiums for ordinary
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