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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…

Discount rate research reveals claimant caution on damages investment

Research on the discount rate, funded for and encouraged by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), has disproved the theory suggested…

Legal aid reforms are out of sync with prime minister’s SME pledge

It has been revealed that the legal aid reforms introduced this year are having an adverse effect on the Prime…

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…

Government accused of brainwashing over ‘compensation culture’

The government has been accused of ‘brainwashing’ the public into believing that there is a compensation culture amid the extension…

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…

Government ignores Law Society and publishes rules for extended Portal just 12 days before launch

The appeal from The Law Society earlier this month for the government to delay the extension of the fixed fee…

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…

AXA propaganda proposals for whiplash reform dismissed by MASS

Last week seemed to be the week for propaganda, as AXA followed the Health Secretary’s lead of using out of…

Insurers want whiplash claimant damages reduced

You would have thought after all the campaigning and success in convincing the government to slash legal fees, that the…

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…

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…

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…

‘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…

Referral fee ban failing to reduce road traffic accident claims

When the government proposed and implemented the referral fee ban the main justification was that they believed it would reduce…

Government take positive steps on road traffic accident prevention

Last week the government took positive steps in legislating to prevent road traffic accidents (RTA) when it handed the police…

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…

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