Post Online: Legal and insurance experts at loggerheads ahead of second whiplash summit
May 2, 2012 at 9:00 AM
John Spencer speaks to the Post Online on the second motor insurance summit taking place at Whitehall.
"John Spencer, director of Spencers Solicitors, has described the latest government announcement on plans to tackle the whiplash 'epidemic' as having the "distinctive stench" of insurance influence."
"One has to remember that it was insurers themselves who created the model of settling personal injury claims where the claimant had no medical evidence or legal representation. Insurers initiated this practise on a wide scale, however they lacked the foresight to anticipate the resulting rise in claim numbers - consequently they now seek to argue that whiplash injuries are widely exaggerated."
Read the full article Legal and insurance experts at loggerheads ahead of second summit on the Post Online website.