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New rules on CMC services to give customers better protection

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has unveiled new rules that are designed to offer customers who use the services of…

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…

Scott Rees post record score in Brave Sponsors Challenge defeat

Last Friday finally saw the return of the Sponsors Challenge Cricket fixture between Skelmersdale Cricket Club and Scott Rees &…

Road traffic accident claims drop after fee cuts introduced

The number of new road traffic accident claims (RTA claims) made in the first month, following the decision to introduce…

SRA urged to rethink decision not to ban inducements by personal injury lawyers

The decision by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) not to follow the Claims Management Regulator Unit (CMRU) and ban inducements…

Ministry of Justice expect Transport Select Committee’s whiplash report before recess

The Justice Minister, Helen Grant, has revealed that the Ministry of Justice expect to receive the Transport Select Committee’s report…

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…

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…

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…

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…

More woe for insurers as FOS reports record complaints increase

The Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) heaped more pressure on insurers last week after their annual review revealed the highest dispute…

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…

‘Ban CMCs’, Law Society chief tells whiplash debate

The Chief Executive of The Law Society has called for the outlawing of claims management companies (CMCs) at the latest round…

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…

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…

Scott Rees trainee raises over £1,000 for Wigan & Leigh Hospice

Scott Rees Trainee Legal Executive, Michelle Aindow, took on, and completed, the Great North Swim in Windermere on Saturday to…

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