Just over a year ago, the government announced its intention to put in place a number of reforms in whiplash cases, that would help tackle fraud and ensure the independence of the medical expert. A few months ago, we learned that MedCo was to be created to oversee the process of allocating experts and the accreditation and governance of experts that sought to join MedCo. There was also to be a mandatory previous claims search for all new claims.
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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.