"Insurers to blame" for driving up PI claims, says survey

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Insurers, rather than claimant lawyers, are the main cause of rising personal injury claims, according to new research by alternative business structure RJW Slater & Gordon.

A survey of 900 claimants by Ipsos MORI reveals that 65% of claimants were initially contacted by an insurance company about making a claim.

The firm said it commissioned the poll to counter assertions by the Association of British Insurers that insurance premiums are being pushed up by an ‘explosion