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SRA accuses insurers of using Alternative Business Structures to protect income from referral fees

The SRA has accused the insurance industry of using ABSs to protect the income they made from the referral fee…

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…

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…

Law Society forced to defend ad campaign again after complaints to ASA

The Law Society has again forced to defend their “Don’t Get Mugged By An Insurer” advertising campaign after the Advertising…

Are the insurers reading the same report as everyone else?

It would appear that following the release of the Transport Select Committee’s whiplash inquiry report, the Association of British Insurers’…

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…

Law Society stands firm in advertisement row

The Law Society has stood their ground after the Association of British Insurers (ABI) called for them to withdraw their…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Insurer’s web of lies exposed by CRU figures in face of whiplash reforms

Figures released by the Department for Work and Pension (DWP), Compensation Recovery Unit (CRU) has confirmed that the total number…

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…

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