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ABI boss avoids saying how much insurers will gain from new discount rate

Huw Evans, director-general of the Association of British Insurers, has avoided putting a figure on the money insurers will save from an anticipated increase in the personal injury discount rate, despite repeated requests at the justice select committee this morning.

November 1st, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Government blames High Court for denying mesothelioma victims damages uplift

The High Court’s decision to block the abolition of recoverability for mesothelioma claims has denied victims the 10% uplift in damages they would otherwise have received, justice minister Lord Faulks has said.

December 11th, 2014 | No Comments »

MPs demand new mesothelioma review after row over ‘secret deal’ with insurers

MPs on the justice select committee have demanded that the government carry out a second mesothelioma review, following a row over a “secret deal” between ministers and the insurance industry.

August 1st, 2014 | No Comments »