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ABI call for increased fee cut for whiplash medical reports

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has called for the government to increase the level of  cuts on fixed fees…

Senior Ministry of Justice official hints at personal injury inducements ban

The Head of Civil Litigation Funding and Costs for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has hinted that the government may…

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…

CMCs face hefty fines under new Ministry of Justice proposals

If proposals by the government are pushed through, rogue claims management companies (CMCs) will face fines of up to 20%…

Grayling assures that whiplash medical panels WILL remain independent

The Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling has reassured that the medical panels that will be set in place to assess the…

“Tariff Will Not Change” – ABI rejects suggestions over Mesothelioma Act

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has claimed that the levy on the Mesothelioma Act will decrease after 2015 rather…

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…

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…

Insurers willing to end pre-med offers according to Ministry of Justice

The government has claimed that the insurance industry are willing to end the practice of making accident victims settlement offers…

MoJ sets plan to give Legal Ombudsman complaints responsibility over CMCs

The government has finally set out plans to hand over the responsibility of handling complaints regarding claims management companies (CMCs)…

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…

SRA resisted ‘unbearable’ pressure to fast-track ABS applications

The Executive Director of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has revealed that the legal industry regulator was forced to resist…

The Transport Select Committee launches fresh whiplash inquiry

The Transport Select Committee (TSC) has launched a fresh whiplash inquiry amid criticisms of the government for ignoring their previous…

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…

Ministry of Justice reshuffle sees new Justice Minister appointed

The government has announced that there will be a new Justice Minister after Helen Grant MP was moved sideways to…

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…

Personal Injury Bar Association lash out at the Ministry of Justice over personal injury reforms

The Personal Injury Bar Association (PIBA) has launched a scathing attack on the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) describing them as…

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…

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