The Government and insurers would have us believe (amongst other things) that whiplash is an epidemic, with fraudulent claims costing society millions of pounds each year.
Hand in hand, they are seeking to effectively remove legal representation from many of those who suffer from this often very painful condition as a result of an accident which was not their fault.
But what are the facts about whiplash ?
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) have carried out their own research, with some very interesting results.
Take a look.