"If measures to reduce fraud and exaggeration were successful, these could lead to reductions in insurance claim costs of 3–15%. However these decreases could soon be offset by inflation in compensation for other types of claim, which is currently averaging 3– 7% per annum.”
"And given that car insurance premiums have already reduced by 15% in the last year (from the latest Confused.com/Towers<http://Confused.com/Towers> Watson index ), it may be that insurers have already effectively anticipated all of these benefits - and that there is no more to come."
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