Nick Starling of the Association of British Insurers
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Referral fees ban: Why insurance premiums have gone up

The government is to ban referral fees in personal injury claims in an attempt to curb the "compensation culture".

It says the current system in which personal injury details are sold on by insurance companies to lawyers has led to rising insurance costs.

Nick Starling of the Association of British Insurers said he welcomed the ban on referral fees.

He said everyone had seen their premiums rise and explained the reasons why.

  • 09 Sep 2011
  • From the section UK
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