You've just received notification from an IPE examiner that your Human Rights Tribunal claim has been settled. However, you may be asking yourself – is this settlement justified?

Our in-house claims experts are seeing an increase in damages awarded by the Human Rights Tribunal for injury to dignity, feelings, and self-respect but these increases in claims doesn't mean there is merit to every allegation. It's important to note the number of claims versus the awards in damages because they're not always in correlation.

Here's what our Claims Team had to say about various reasons why we are seeing an increase in these types of claims.