The Government published its response to the Insurance Fraud Taskforce’s report on 26 May 2016 (HCWS28), accepting each of the recommendations. We have introduced a number of reforms to reduce fraudulent personal injury claims. We are taking action on package holiday sickness claims, and have commissioned the Civil Justice Council to consider the rules around low value personal injury claims generally so that we can address the incentives to bring unmeritorious claims.
The Government’s whiplash reform programme will help to combat fraudulent personal injury claims, whilst ensuring that genuinely injured claimants are appropriately compensated. Further announcements about these reforms will be made in due course.