MASS in the Media – 2014

MASS in the Media - 2014

November 2014

MASS in the Media - 2014mant chief warns of doctors’ concerns over whiplash panel
A leading figure in the claimant industry has warned that doctors may not want to be part of a new panel for whiplash diagnosis.

This article first appeared in the Law Gazette, 11th November 2014

MASS in the Media - 2014
Claims playing field has never been level, says MASS chair
Article originally appeared in Claims Magazine, 7th November 2014


MASS slams government for endorsing ‘compensation culture’ claims
The new chair of the Motor Accident Solicitors Society has dismissed the notion of a compensation culture in the UK urging members of the organisation to fight to preserve the current system.
This article first appeared in Post Online, 7th November 2014

Insurers call for deafness fixed fees, as MASS chief warns over their attitude to dishonesty rule
The insurance industry is calling for the claims portal to be replicated for industrial deafness claims, along with fixed costs, as it steps up its attack on the growth of noise-induced hearing loss litigation.
This article first appeared in Litigation Futures, 7 November 2014

Bulk PI firms will provide better service – FOIL chief
Personal injury claimants will benefit from firms growing in size to survive civil litigation reforms, a leading industry figure said today.
This article first appeared in the Law Society Gazette, 7th November 2014

ABI deems MedCo software critical in whiplash fraud fight
The Association of British Insurers has deemed the development of an IT system designed to randomly allocate medical experts for soft tissue injury claims as critical in the reform of the medic-legal reporting system.
This article first appeared in Post Online, 7th November 2014

Whiplash IT system in the pipeline
The website for a new IT system which will randomly allocate medical experts for soft tissue injury claims will go live this month.
This article first appeared in FT Adviser, 7th November 2014

September 2014

The balance of justice has shifted in favour of defendants
Press release – 4th September 2014

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.
Press release – 24th 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.
Press release – 4th July 2014

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).
Press release – 12th June 2014

April 2014

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

March 2014

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

February 2014

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

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MASS In the Media – 2017
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MASS in the Media – 2015

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