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‘No transitional period’ says SRA on referral fee ban

Industry News : 26 March 2013

Personal injury firms were today warned by the Solicitors Regulation Authority that there will be ‘no transitional period’ when the referral fee ban comes into force next week.

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MPs launch new investigation into whiplash claims to see if insurance premiums can be reduced

Industry News : 15 March 2013

A new investigation focused on cutting the number of whiplash claims to reduce car insurance premiums is being launched by MPs. 

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Ellman: Whiplash claims inquiry to begin later this year

Industry News : 8 March 2013

It has been revealed that an inquiry into whiplash claims led by the House of Commons transport select committee will begin later this year.

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RTA Portal fee cuts confirm sectors worst fears

Industry News : 28 February 2013

It was confirmed today by justice secretary Chris Grayling that RTA Portal claims worth up to £10,000 will have their fixed recoverable costs slashed to £500.

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Rules for post-Jackson civil justice system set out by MOJ

Industry News : 21 February 2013

The Ministry of Justice has outlined how the Jackson reforms will work when the majority come into effect on April 1st. 

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Widow receives £116k compensation following death of husband during surgery

Clinical Negligence News : 12 February 2013

A woman who claimed her late husbands surgery had been conducted negligently has succeeded in winning her case.

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Grayling increases small-claims limit to £5,000 in whiplash reduction plan

Industry News : 11 December 2012

Justice secretary Chris Grayling’s long-awaited blueprint to reduce the number of whiplash claims will be revealed today. 

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Government cuts RTA costs by £700

Industry News : 22 November 2012

It has been revealed that low-level claims handled through the RTA Portal Scheme are set to have £700 from the fixed recoverable costs slashed by the government.

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Government will not transfer claims management regulation

Industry News : 20 November 2012

It has been revealed that calls to transfer claims management regulation to an alternative independent regulator will be resisted by the government.

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Road Safety Week 2012

Industry News : 20 November 2012

It’s National Road Safety Week! The week is co-ordinated by Brake, the road safety charity, and raises awareness about the 5 deaths and 66 serious injuries which take place every day on UK roads, causing emotional trauma to families and communities.

 

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