Press Releases 2014

4th September 2014
The balance of justice has shifted in favour of defendants
The Ministry of Justice has today published its latest proposals for its whiplash reform programme in a ‘Consultation on independence in medical reporting and expert accreditation’.
MASS will consult with its members before submitting a detailed response to the consultation before the closing date of 1 October 2014.

24th July 2014
‘Fundamental dishonesty’ clause creates more problems
Following the House of Lords’ Committee Stage debate (Wednesday 23rd July) on Clause 45 of the Criminal Justice & Courts Bill about introducing the concept of “fundamental dishonesty”, MASS said the new power has the potential to create more problems than it seeks to solve.

4th July 2014
TSC report is a sensible blueprint for tackling fraud
MASS broadly welcomes the latest Transport Select Committee’s report, ‘Driving premiums down: fraud and the cost of motor insurance’ and agree with most of the recommendations that collectively form a sensible blueprint for tackling fraud.

12th June 2014
MASS comment on CMA’s provisional decision on remedies on Private Motor Insurance market investigation
MASS is concerned that the full impact of the link between hire and repair with the same personal injury case is not being fully understood by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA).

2nd April 2014
MASS very concerned at rocketing of court fees

17th March 2014
MASS responds to Aviva’s reported data breach

17th February 2014
MASS responds to the ABI Code of Conduct

See also Recent Press Releases and Press Releases 2015


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