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Competition Commission exposes insurance industry bad practises

The Competition Commission (CC) exposed the bad practices of the insurance industry in their latest report on the rising cost…

SRA referral fee guidance extremely unhelpful says regulatory expert

Regulatory Expert Andrew Hopper QC has lashed out about the guidance offered by the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) on referral…

APIL relieved with small claims limit decision

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has expressed their relief with the government’s decision not to increase the small…

No change to small claims limit, but for how long?

The news that the personal injury industry was hoping and waiting for was announced yesterday as Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling…

Don’t let whiplash announcement be delayed by reshuffle

Lawyers are urging the government not to let Helen Grant’s removal from the role of Justice Minister affect the upcoming…

MASS warn against rushing review of Jackson reform problems

MASS (Motor Accident Solicitors Society) has expressed worry that a review of the problems with the Jackson reforms could come…

‘Charter for rogue bosses’ set to cost workplace injury victims

The government have this week rolled out Section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act which is set to…

APIL survey Scotland treated fairer for bereavement damages than the south

A survey conducted by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has revealed that of 2000 people, 80% think that…

Victims put first in Scottish report – This is how it should be

Over the past few years and in particular since 1st April this year the government in England and Wales has found…

Personal Injury Bar Association lash out at the Ministry of Justice over personal injury reforms

The Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA) has launched a scathing attack on the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) describing them as…

Personal injury sector to get referral checks from Solicitors Regulation Authority soon

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that they will visit personal injury firms in person to ensure that they…

Consumer trust in lawyers and solicitors much higher than insurers according to YouGov report

New figures released by YouGov has revealed that consumer trust in lawyers and solicitors, when it comes to representation for…

Personal injury small claims limit increase opposed by Transport Select Committee

The Transport Select Committee has warned the government against increasing the small claims limit for personal injury and warned the…

LASPO hit North West personal injury firms hard

Research has revealed that North West legal firms have been hit hard by fee income drops since the introduction of…

Insurers bid to increase small claims limit

Just over a month ago, the 25th April to be exact, the government released figures as forced by the Freedom…

ABI release their proposals to tackle the UK’s whiplash epidemic

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has released their plans to rid the industry of fraudulent claims and, as they…

Government set to miss target for CMC complaints handling switch

It has been revealed that the government are almost certain to miss its target in relation to the switch-over for…

SRA decide not to ban PI firms from offering inducements to clients

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that they will not be banning personal injury (PI) firms across the UK…

ABI claim legal community doing the mugging in response to personal injury advert

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has responded to the campaign unveiled by The Law Society this week titled “Don’t…

Law Society pull no punches with ‘Don’t Get Mugged’ campaign

The Law Society unveiled a hard hitting and somewhat controversial advertising campaign using the headline “Don’t get mugged by an…

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