PI Claims: Whiplash portal reforms – A success or a failure?

The Civil Liability Act 2018 reforms were intended to reduce the number and the cost of minor road traffic accident (RTA) claims on or after 31st May 2021. The reforms were also intended to stop the numerous exaggerated or fraudulent claims that were being made which inevitably were causing insurance premiums to rise. These new rules […]

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How large is your Car Insurance Excess?

Compulsory excesses on motor insurance polices have risen at a higher rate than inflation since 2012 Average amount to pay for accidental damage claims are up 26% to £166 GoCompare state too many drivers are opting for high excess amount to keep premiums low In extreme cases, excesses have risen from £475 in 2012 to […]

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Do I have to Pay my Car Insurance Excess?

What is Car Insurance Excess? If you’ve recently been in a car accident, you will find that when you claim on your insurance you will still need to pay towards the damage of your vehicle – but why? Well this fee is your car insurance excess and depending on numerous factors, like your age or […]

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How much does it cost to run a car?

Buying a car is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make. With fuel, car insurance, servicing and many other things, it’s evident that running a car isn’t cheap either. Before buying a car, it’s very important that you look at the total cost of motoring the vehicle and really consider whether you can […]

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How to Check a Car’s History

Buying a used car is a big investment, so you need to thoroughly check everything about the vehicle before handing over your well-earned money.  Buying a car privately is usually the cheaper option but it can come with more risks and less protection.  As well as physically inspecting the car and giving it a test […]

Is claiming on your car Insurance always a good idea?

In some cases, claiming on your car insurance isn’t always the best idea. In this article we run through different scenarios and the best way to deal with them. An introduction to car insurance claims If you’re involved in an accident and decide to claim on your insurance first and foremost, there’s the cost of […]