Industry demands compensation revamp

The insurance industry has reiterated its call for reform of the compensation system following the pleural plaques decision.

Nick Starling, director of general insurance, Association of British Insurers (ABI) said: "The judgment is a stark warning to claims firms who seek to exploit the current compensation system by raising expectations of the public.

"The Government intends to regulate these firms but they should do so quickly so that people who believe they are entitled to compensation get

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have an Insurance Age account, please register now.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: