Yeah, the insurane companies themselves blame all the whiplash claims and the big payouts, as the reason behind the rising insurance premiums. They want a cap put on them of five grand or so, which is in line with EU norms, as our whiplash payouts are the highest in Europe. Not gonna happen. The legal profession will make sure of that. They won’t want to missout on the payout gravy train, if people know the most they can get is five grand.
Bolo, have you tried Allianz? When I came back from the States, they gave me a great deal, if I provided them with proof of my accident and claim free driving in the US for the past 10 years. I had to do a lot of leg work to get it, but once I did and I sent it in, I was given the equivilent of a five year no claims bonus. It cut my original quote (of about 1200 quid) by about 60%