Category Archives: Personal Injury

Law Society slams personal injury claims limit rise

The Law Society has criticised a government plan to raise the small claims limit for personal injury claims to £5,000 and stop compensation payments for road traffic ‘minor’ soft tissue injuries. Responding to the proposals Law Society President Jonathan Smithers … Continue reading

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Controversial new road accident costs rules to remain as High Court action fails

The Law Society today said that it regretted the failure of a High Court action brought by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) against the Government, which sought to overturn its decision to … Continue reading

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Civil justice system will suffer if Government rushes in personal injury reforms

Rushed implementation of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentence and Punishment of Offenders Act risks adding to costs and clogging up the civil courts, the Law Society has warned. In a letter to Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary and … Continue reading

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