The Government Are To Hold Talks On Compensation Awards For Minor Injuries Such As Whiplash
Discussions are set to take place over the coming weeks
A report published in September showed payouts for whiplash injuries were 4.4 times higher in Ireland than England and Wales.
There has been pressure on the government to act on the issue in order to bring down insurance costs.
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