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From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts Insurance Payout

Concerns raised about proposed referendum to reduce whiplash payouts

New figures revealed that the average award in a whiplash case is over €20,000.

From TheJournal.ie Personal injury claims: Average award in whiplash cases is over €20,000 Insurance

Personal injury claims: Average award in whiplash cases is over €20,000

The majority of compensation claims assessed in the first six months of this year were whiplash related.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered? Damages This post contains a poll

Poll: Should personal injury payouts be lowered?

Ireland’s personal injury payouts are a “stark multiple” of those in other countries, a report has said.

From TheJournal.ie Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here? Whipsmart

Our payouts are three times that of the UK, so why wouldn't whiplash legislation work here?

Britain and Ireland are currently the outliers of Europe when it comes to soft tissue injury claims, and the UK has announced plans to cap whiplash payouts via legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Insurance companies must publish their injury claims and payouts data - report Whiplash

Insurance companies must publish their injury claims and payouts data - report

The Personal Injuries Commission has recommended that injury data be published.

From TheJournal.ie Car insurance report: Payouts for whiplash must be linked to severity of the injury On The Rise

Car insurance report: Payouts for whiplash must be linked to severity of the injury

The report finds the rise in insurance premiums are linked to the claims relating to soft tissue injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack Whiplash

Garda awarded €25,000 after being rammed by man he previously saved from machete attack

Detective Garda Clifford Singleton sustained long term neck injuries as a result.

From TheJournal.ie Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes Taking Us For A Ride

Prime Time exposé to show how insurance fraudsters stage bogus crashes

Ireland is also a popular target for ‘fraud tourism’ due to high compensation payouts.

From TheJournal.ie New research finds average personal injury claim is... €15,000 WHIPCASH

New research finds average personal injury claim is... €15,000

The Personal Injuries Assessment Board released a list of average payouts for different injuries as a result of car crashes.

From TheJournal.ie Car tip: Adjust your headrest to reduce injuries Car Tip

Car tip: Adjust your headrest to reduce injuries

The correct head restraint position can protect you during a collision.

Sony claims watching Whiplash burns 375 calories... same as a 2.5k jog!

It’s a physically exhausting movie.

9 emotional reactions everyone had when watching Whiplash

All about that Jazz.

From TheJournal.ie Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home Exercise

Physiotherapy sessions might not treat whiplash any better than exercise at home

New research found little difference in the patients recovery depending on these two treatments.

From TheJournal.ie How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013? Compensation

How much did the Injuries Board award in claims in 2013?

If you guessed €243 million, you were right. And really good at guessing.