AA Insurance has recently released figures which show that the number of road casualties in the UK might have gone down in the past twelve months, but the amount of personal injury claims made by people have definitely gone up. AA Insurance has stated that the numbers of people, who have been hurt on the streets of Britain this year, are lower by about 8 per cent as compared to the figures generated last year.
AA Insurance however, also states that the recent data that has been made available by the Association of British Insurers claims that more people are now claiming personal injury compensation as compared to last year. The total amount of personal injury claims is up this year to 9.6 billion GBP. The same figure was relatively lower, at 8.8 billion GBP, in 2008.
Simon Douglas, who is the Director of AA Insurance, stated that people who are involved in accidents are keener to receive compensations for personal injuries.
The AA British Insurance Premium Index also found out the a typical quote for a comprehensive insurance policy has also risen by a good 3.5 percent during the second quarter of the current year.