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Personal Injury Claims And Personal Injury Solicitors A Background

 

There is a lot of Time, ink and soul searching going on at the moment over the ever increasing cost of Insurance and especially car insurance. Some people say it is the insurance companies who are profiting, some say the legal profession, such as personal injury solicitors are making hay, some say the victims of someone else’s mistake is at fault, some say claims harvesting companies are to blame, some complain about the Personal Injury claims system. Some say that it is all of the above! So what is the problem? Let us examine the roles of all of the above.

 

The way that the various Insurance companies deal with Personal Injury claims would appear to leave a lot to be desired. Their major complaint is that they are paying out too much money in personal injury claim compensation than is economically viable. If they were maybe a little more intelligent and more flexible hen may be hey could address this situation. How can they go about his? Very often they are guilty of deliberately low balling an offer to an injured party shortly after the accident. It is often so low an offer that the injured party can clearly see that it is a derisory offer and immediately rejects it. This has the immediate effect of annoying the injured party and makes later negotiations with them more difficult. The second area where they could improve is in the Personal Injury Claims process.

All Personal Injury claims are submitted to the Injuries Board (PIAB) for assessment. The Injuries Board after a period of time gives a value of the injury to the injured person. Now neither the injured person nor the Insurance Company involved are obligated to accept the Injuries Boards value of the Personal Injury claim and more often or not the Insurance company involved declines the Injuries board’s evaluation. So we are now into another period of negotiation where the injured person hires a Personal injury Solicitor to negotiate with the Insurance Company who in turn hires personal injury solicitors to defend them.

Insurance Companies And Personal Injury Claims In Ireland

 

What does this all amount to but an increase in the value of the claim and the costs for the Insurance Company are starting to go through the roof. As you can see the Insurance Company has had the opportunity to settle early and in many cases have failed to do so. They do not mind as they jut increase the premiums to their customers do they not?

 

On the subject of Personal Injury Solicitors do they add to the overall cost of Personal Injury claims? The easy answer is to say no; but they are in the business in getting the best possible deal for their clients are they not! Yes it is profitable business for them and some with deep pockets will go into Google adwords and buy clicks for any ware from € 30 to € 40 for some keywords! Some people say that it takes on average 10 or so clicks to get a call. Even I can do the maths! Google is some harvesting company!!

 

On the subject of claims harvesting there are many who believe that it is all the fault of the claims harvesting companies. Well if someone is searching on Google does it matter on whose site they land on? Some off the marketing sites offer very good value to those solicitors who either cannot afford Google adwords or the cost of ranking their site by the many poor SEO companies in the market place. In any event whatever they are the do not set the awards!

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Process Whatever your claim we have the experience and expertise

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Cost

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Time limits unless you are a minor under the age of 18 then you have 2 years from the injury in which to file