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Substantial Drop In Personal Injury Award Costs After New Guidelines Implemented

The average personal injuries award has dropped by 10,000 euro since new guidelines were introduced.

The new rules were introduced in April, to clamp down on the soaring cost of claims and rising insurance.
Average awards by the Personal Injuries Assessment Board decreased by 40 per cent in the first five months after they were brought in.
The board's chief executive, Rosalind Carroll, says millions of euro has been saved.

 

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