Posted on 12.04.2019 /

Compensation shouldn’t be a dirty word, says Matthew Maxwell Scott, executive director, ACSO

People who use our civil justice system to claim damages can come in for a bit of flak. Some in the insurance industry say vast numbers of claims are exaggerated or even fraudulent. Even by making such a claim, they suggest, you are fuelling the country’s out-of-control ‘compensation culture’ which is pushing up premiums and hitting everyone in the pocket.