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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…

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…

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…

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…

‘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…

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…

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