Quarter of a billion worth of claimant damages stuck in litigation process – Zurich

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Road traffic accident claimants are having to wait for more than a year before being heard in court, finds the insurer’s analysis

Insurer Zurich has calculated that around £240m worth of claimant damages are currently tied up in the litigation process for more than a year, as the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing court backlogs and stalled trials’ progress.

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