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Truss respects legal industry whiplash concerns

When George Osborne announced in his autumn statement that he intended to raise the small claims limit to £5,000 and…

Fraud Battle takes Positive Step with Introduction of askCUE

Claimant solicitors will finally have the ability to perform background fraud checks on new clients, as insurance companies will open…

Claimant Profession Ignored by Insurance Fraud Taskforce

Is more evidence needed to prove that the Government favours the insurer? You would think an inquiry into insurance fraud…

Government Proceeds with PI Inducements Ban

The Government has proceeded with implementing a ban on Personal Injury firms offering inducements to clients, inserting a new clause…

Law Society hit back over inducement ban

The Law Society has hit back at the Government’s proposals to ban legal firms from offering an inducement in exchange…

Failure to comply with new contract regulations will lead to ‘dire consequences’ according to MASS chairman

The Chairman of Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS), Craig Budsworth has sent out to warning to all personal injury lawyers…

ABI reaffirms its support for small claims limit increase

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has urged the government to increase the small claims limit from £1,000-£5,000 once more…

Legally qualified Lord Chancellor would NOT have put reforms in place says new APIL president

The new president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), John Spencer, has argued that had the Lord Chancellor…

Scrap compensation for whiplash entirely says insurers

Insurers finally laid their cards out on the table for all to see yesterday, as they insisted that compensation for…

Medical panels to be created for whiplash claims MoJ confirms

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that they are to begin the process of forming medical panels to assess…

MASS warns against small claims limit increase after Competition Commission revelations

The Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) has once again warned the government not to increase the small claims limit after…

MASS to continue to lead call for inducement ban

MASS (Motor Accident Solicitors Society) will continue to back the campaign to ban legal firms from offering their services in…

No change to small claims limit, but for how long?

The news that the personal injury industry was hoping and waiting for was announced yesterday as Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling…

Don’t let whiplash announcement be delayed by reshuffle

Lawyers are urging the government not to let Helen Grant’s removal from the role of Justice Minister affect the upcoming…

MASS warn against rushing review of Jackson reform problems

MASS (Motor Accident Solicitors Society) has expressed worry that a review of the problems with the Jackson reforms could come…

Top insurer supports TSC’s call for end to pre-medical whiplash offers

Leading insurance firm AXA have supported criticism made by the Transport Select Committee (TSC) over offers being made to whiplash…

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…

Ban on CMC enticements sees thousands leave personal injury industry

The changes to the law that banned claims management companies (CMCs) from offering cash or gift enticements as well as…

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…

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