MoJ decide on independence of medical experts and on reducing cost of whiplash claims

This morning the MoJ have released important new information as to how they are taking forwards the incoming changes which are geared to bringing greater objectivity and lower levels of cost into medical evidence in whiplash claims. While the changes are limited to whiplash claims where the primary issue currently lies, it is informative for insurers responding to all types of claim to be aware of the changes, as in the future there is reason to hope that similar changes may be introduced into all types of injury claim.

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Nigel Teasdale

Partner - Head of Motor, Fraud, Costs and Claimant Teams

I am Head of the Motor, Fraud, Costs and Claimant teams at DWF and am responsible for the operational delivery of those teams. My background is in dealing with motor claims, particularly large loss.