Will CMCs come to fear the FCA?

The fact that the proposed reform of whiplash claims and the raising of the Small Claims Track limit were both announced by the Chancellor in last year’s Autumn Statement is indicative of the seriousness of the government’s approach to these issues. They are of concern to Her Majesty’s top two Ministers, the Prime Minister and the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Also within George Osborne’s Autumn Statement was an announcement that there would be a fundamental review of CMCs and the way in which they operated.

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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.