A Kerry TD says it’s “nearly impossible” for ordinary people to afford their insurance premiums and has called on the Fraud Squad to clamp down on serial claims.
Independent TD Danny Healy Rae says rising costs have hit every sector – from home to life to car insurance, domestic and commercial.
He says the rising premiums are causing small business owners to assess whether or not they will stay in business:
Deputy Healy Rae said research presented by brokers to TDs indicated the number of claims, and the amounts awarded, have contributed to rising premiums.
He is calling on the Fraud Squad to clamp down on people making serial claims: