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#insurance reform

# insurance-reform - Thursday 21 April, 2022

Insurance reform group calls for action as survey finds premiums increase by 16%
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# Premium

Insurance reform group calls for action as survey finds premiums increase by 16%

Apr 21st 2022, 6:45 PM 11,972 Views 17 Comments

Changes introduced last year have seen personal injuries assessments fall by around 40 percent.

# insurance-reform - Friday 15 October, 2021

Personal injuries awards drop 40% since new guidelines introduced
# Insurance Reform
# Insurance Reform

Personal injuries awards drop 40% since new guidelines introduced

Oct 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 18,160 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said he expects the drop in award levels to be reflected in reduced insurance premiums.

# insurance-reform - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

'Ban car and home insurers from penalising customer loyalty,' says industry regulator
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# Central Bank

'Ban car and home insurers from penalising customer loyalty,' says industry regulator

Jul 21st 2021, 12:00 PM 16,554 Views 26 Comments

The Central Bank’s proposals are “a victory for consumers”, says Pearse Doherty.

# insurance-reform - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Opposition parties criticise government plans lacking 'concrete actions' to deter fraudulent insurance claims
# Insurance Reform
# Insurance Reform

Opposition parties criticise government plans lacking 'concrete actions' to deter fraudulent insurance claims

Updated Dec 8th 2020, 8:15 PM 15,483 Views 20 Comments

The government has pledged to introduce a new statutory offence of perjury as part of efforts to reduce insurance fraud and costs to customers.

# insurance-reform - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Capping of damages in personal injury cases is constitutionally permissible, says Law Reform Commission
# Insurance
# Insurance

Capping of damages in personal injury cases is constitutionally permissible, says Law Reform Commission

Sep 30th 2020, 6:30 AM 13,452 Views 14 Comments

The Commission examined similar legislation in other jurisdictions including the UK and Australia.

# insurance-reform - Sunday 25 August, 2019

Explainer: What happened to the personal injuries register and why has it been shelved?
# Insurance Reform
# Insurance Reform

Explainer: What happened to the personal injuries register and why has it been shelved?

Aug 25th 2019, 8:00 PM 18,328 Views 10 Comments

Legislation was brought in 15 years ago which provided for a personal injuries register but it never happened.

# insurance-reform - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Minister sought guarantee for premium reductions but told 'it would be difficult to persuade insurers'
# Insurance Reform
# Insurance Reform

Minister sought guarantee for premium reductions but told 'it would be difficult to persuade insurers'

Jul 21st 2019, 7:30 AM 15,660 Views 38 Comments

Minister Michael D’Arcy has held meetings with various parties over the issue of insurance in recent months.