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ABI lash out at personal injury sector over whiplash claims reform

The Head of Motor and Liability for the Association of British Insurers (ABI), James Dalton (pictured) has dismissed the argument…

Businesses still breaching referral fee ban SRA confirms

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) confirmed last week that there are a significant number of businesses within the personal injury…

Whiplash debate sees PI sector demand cap on insurers’ market spend in House Of Commons

The opening day of the House of Commons’ Transport Committee’s inquiry into whiplash saw fireworks as personal injury lawyers hit…

BBC Watchdog exposes insurers’ aggressive tactics to escape payouts

Insurers took another hammering on national television last week, this time from the BBC, over their conduct when it comes…

Government will wait for TSC whiplash inquiry before decision on reform

There was further hope for the personal injury sector as the Justice Minister, Helen Grant released a statement last week…

Decision delay on small claims limit offers hope for personal injury lawyers

Justice Minister, Helen Grant has announced that the decision regarding whether or not the government will increase the small claims…

Myth of increasing whiplash claims dispelled by APIL

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) came out fighting in a bid to save the genuine claimant’s access to…

Insurers want whiplash claims limitation period cut

Lloyds Market Association (LMA) has called for the limitation period for which a whiplash claim can be brought to be…

ABI findings stick the boot in personal injury sector in whiplash inquiry

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has stuck the boot into the personal injury sector once more by submitting findings…

Solicitors Regulation Authority to get tough on reckless trading as personal injury sector urged to stick to principles

The message the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has put out today is clear regarding the future of personal injury firms…

New APIL president warns against attack on discount rate

The soon to be new president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), Matthew Stockwell has issued a warning…

Law Society demand solicitor’s voice at whiplash inquiry

The Law Society are demanding that solicitor’s voices are heard when MP’s hear evidence in the whiplash inquiry, in a…

APIL Chief Executive slams government plans to increase small claims limit

The government’s plan to increase the small claims limit will create a ‘totally uneven playing field’ according to the Chief…

No April fools as personal injury reforms implemented

Due to the drastic nature of the personal injury reforms and the timing of their implementation on the April 1st,…

Nearly 2,500 jobs gone as legal industry prepares for reforms

Last week at the Claims Magazine’s Conference in Manchester, Head of Motor and Liability at the Association of British Insurers…

Compensation payments next on greedy insurers hit-list

Not content on the effective execution of the personal injury industry, insurers are now preparing to target the compensation payments that genuine…

Small claims limit should be increased says ABI

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has backed government plans to increase the small claims limit from £1,000 to £5,000.…

Personal injury – What to expect after the 1st April

I am sure by now if you are reading this you are aware that there are set to be a…

MPs protest over pace of cost reforms & lack of impact assessment

Five MPs have protested against the way the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) handling of the cost reforms, most notably the…

Law Society chief says cost reductions mean an end for 100% compensation deals for clients

The Law Society chief executive Desmond Hudson has told members that in light of the changes to costs on the…

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