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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…

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…

SRA referral fee guidance extremely unhelpful says regulatory expert

Regulatory Expert Andrew Hopper QC has lashed out about the guidance offered by the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) on referral…

Referral fee ban drastically drops the number of claims management companies

Claims management companies (CMCs), most notably operating within the personal injury industry, have dropped by almost a quarter since the…

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…

APIL slam mesothelioma consultation paper

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has criticised the consultation paper for mesothelioma claiming that it is based on…

‘Charter for rogue bosses’ set to cost workplace injury victims

The government have this week rolled out Section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act which is set to…

Solicitors Regulation Authority announce Townsend replacement

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that the current deputy chief executive of the General Medical Council, Paul Philip…

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…

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…

Justice secretary ignores pleas to delay legal aid cuts

The Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, has ignored the pleas of The Law Society and the Joint Committee on Human Rights…

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…

APU warn motorists over flash-for-cash scam

The accident investigation firm, APU, has warned all motorists to beware of the new tactic for road traffic accident fraud,…

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…

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’…

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…

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…

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