The Compensation Culture Myth
on: February 1, 2008, 8:09 am
Release Author: Paul Steven
Release Summary: Explaining why the media hype surrounding the compensation
culture claims in the UK is just a myth.
Release Body: Within the UK in recent years we have seen the adoption
of many modern American cultures. Fast food restaurants to television
shows have become a way of life to the British public. But the image
that we are living in a 'Compensation Culture'
spurred on by lawyers coaxing the public to claim 'at-the-drop-of-a-hat'
is simply untrue.
rise of TV, Newspaper and on-line marketing by lawyers over the
UK in the past few years has also added strength to the commentators
who report that “compensation is spiraling out of
control for those wishing to claim after an accident or injury”.
Those wishing to seek fast-track payments secured under No
Win No Fee claims have been caught up in the myth.
is perhaps the case that more people are now aware of the process
of making a claim, thanks to media marketing, than ever before.
But the fact is claims for injury or accidents to a person, through
no fault of their own, have not risen that greatly through the years.
The UK has one of the lowest payouts for compensation claims in
Johal, Partner at 'Your Lawyers' who have an on-line presence
adds, "The insurance industry and the media whip up a frenzy
by saying that lawyers taking on cases on a No Win No Fee encourages
frivilous claims and creates a compensation culture."
think the insurance industries real concern is not the No
Win No Fee but the fact that when we win the claims, we
actually charge the other insurers not the Client's."
Details: 46 Heath Road,
0800 634 75 75
to previous page...
to home page...
your press releases...