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Vibration white finger (VWF) compensation scheme: claims handling agreement

This is the final version of the claims handling agreement was negotiated between the claimants’ solicitors and defendants’ solicitors in order…

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Claims Handling Agreement for the Vibration White Finger (VWF) Compensation Scheme

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This is the final version of the claims handling agreement was negotiated between the claimants’ solicitors and defendants’ solicitors in order to process the 175,000 claims received under the scheme. It contains details of how claims are to be handled from the beginning of the process (registering a claim) through the medical assessment process the end of the claim (settling the claim by payment or denial). The process was overseen by the presiding Judge in charge of the litigation.

Published 11 December 2012