Personal Injury: Compensation

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 5th March 2012.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Shadow Minister (Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) motor personal injury cases and (b) motor personal injury settlements were registered with his Department's Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) in each of the last 20 years; and how much was recovered from victims of motor personal injury cases by the CRU in that period.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Due to system archiving the information available is limited to five years and is available in the table.

Motor personal injury cases
  Cases registered Settlements recorded Recoveries (£)
2010-11 790,999 659,671 41,072,611.98
2009-10 674,997 629,916 38,352,747.39
2008-09 625,072 546,147 37,868,936.09
2007-08 551,905 493,883 38,985,158.03
2006-07 518,821 469,642 39,566,754.71
Source: Figures produced by the Compensation Recovery Unit.

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