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APIL lead attack on MoJ over plans to scrap mesothelioma recoverability fee exemption

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has led attacks on the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), as they revealed plans…

Mesothelioma Act receives royal approval

It is official; the UK now has a Mesothelioma Act 2014 thanks to the bill receiving Royal assent last week.…

Tougher punishments for employers breaching health & safety laws

Changes introduced under the Health and Safety Offences Act has led to employers being hit with tougher penalties for breaching…

APIL slams ‘watered down justice’ for mesothelioma victims

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has slammed government ministers for not going far enough to ensure sufferers of…

Lawyers welcome U-turn over changes to mesothelioma claims process

Personal injury lawyers have welcomed the government’s decision to reject the insurance industry suggested changes to the way compensation claims…

Insurers to target deafness claims next

It has emerged in an article for Post Magazine that insurers are planning to target claims for industrial deafness, as…

Law Society slams fixed recoverable cost plans for mesothelioma claims

The Law Society has slammed ideas proposed by the ABI (Association of British Insurers) and the government to introduce fixed…

APIL slam mesothelioma consultation paper

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has criticised the consultation paper for mesothelioma claiming that it is based on…

Ministry of Justice deny Justice Minister’s mesothelioma pledge to charities

The Ministry of Justice and in particular the Justice Minister, Helen Grant (pictured), have come under fire from charities supporting…

‘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…

Insurers opposing Mesothelioma Bill damages increase because the cost is unfair

The Mesothelioma Bill has been creating a steady debate over the past couple of months, largely surrounding the decision to…

Industrial disease sufferers offered online fixed recoverable costs claims scheme

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has offered sufferers of the industrial disease, mesothelioma, a new process for claiming compensation backed…

Improved Mesothelioma Bill passes through House of Lords

All eyes will now be on MPs in the House of Commons as the much debated Mesothelioma Bill passed through…

Lord Freud defends Mesothelioma Act restrictions as it will cost too much

The decision to only reward Mesothelioma sufferers with 70% of the normal level of compensation was once more defended in…

More outrage surrounding Mesothelioma Bill as servicemen set to miss out

There is growing pressure on the government to review the terms of its Mesothelioma Bill yesterday after it was discovered…

APIL call for independent oversight on Mesothelioma Bill

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has warned that government plans for the Mesothelioma Bill needs to be overseen by…

Government plans for mesothelioma could leave sufferers high and dry

The Government’s scheme to speed up payments for mesothelioma-affected patients has received heavy criticism from claimant lawyers such as Scott…

Enterprise Bill proposals stacks odds against workers

The government’s plans to amend the Enterprise Bill and make injured workers provide all the evidence to prove that their…

Plea over fixed costs for mesothelioma cases

Mesothelioma campaigners have warned the government it would be a mistake to introduce fixed costs for all cases. The plan…

Government announce public consultation on mesothelioma cases

There will be a public consultation held in spring this year to discuss plans to reform the way mesothelioma cases…

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