MASS in the Media

MASS in the Media

May 2022

Modern Insurance Magazine, Issue 53
Highway (Code) to Hell?
MASS Chair, Sue Brown, comments on the host of rule changes and clarifications that came into force at the end of January.

April 2022

The MoJ published the third quarter data from the Official Injury Claim service which prompted a flurry of press coverage along with our own press release:

Press Release 11th April
OIC 3rd Quarter Data Published
Responding to publication of the latest set of claims data from the Official Injury Claim (OIC) portal, Sue Brown, MASS Chair, comments.

Insurance Times
Latest OIC portal data shows claims being made through the system are still ‘very low’, 11th April

Insurance Post
Fears OIC portal is not meeting objectives as unrepresented claimants make up less than 10% of users, 11 April

Legal Futures
Latest OIC portal data shows lengthening settlement times, 12 April

Law Society Gazette
Whiplash portal ‘needs saving’ with claim numbers still low, 12 April

March 2022

Modern Insurance Magazine, Issue 52
Fixing the system

Legal Futures
Continued whiplash portal problems “a real cause for concern”, 22nd March
MASS Chair, Sue Brown, identifies operational and structural issues with the OIC Portal that are concerning.

January 2022

Modern Insurance Magazine, Issue 51
Early Trends Require Scrutiny

Following publication of OIC data covering June to August of operation, MASS Chair, Sue Brown, acknowledges that, whilst we cannot draw any final conclusions from this first set of data, there are some early trends that will require close scrutiny as the system develops and new data is published.

See also:

MASS in the Media – 2021
MASS in the Media – 2020
MASS in the Media – 2019
MASS in the Media – 2018
MASS in the Media – 2017
MASS in the Media – 2016
MASS in the Media – 2015
MASS in the Media – 2014

Our Mission Statement

MASS promotes the highest standards of legal services through education and representation in the pursuit of justice for victims of road traffic accidents.