Ordinary people, including the elderly, will be denied expert legal advice required to navigate the court system and understand essential medical evidence to prove their injury, the Law Society has warned.
The Law Society has launched two accreditations to help consumers identify practitioners that specialise in occupational injury (disease) and catastrophic injury.
The government has confirmed it is going ahead with changes to whiplash compensation and small claims which will undermine access to justice. Help our campaign against the changes by contacting your MP through our online system. It only takes five minutes and includes a pre-written letter.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has conceded to MPs that the insurance industry saved ‘hundreds of millions of pounds’ from reforms to personal injury in 2013 and that whiplash claims have come down in the last year.
Insurers not consumers will benefit if government plans to change the way people seek compensation for personal injury are implemented, despite attempts to portray the reforms as a bid to tackle questionable whiplash claims, a new economic study claims.
A complete ban on cold calling for personal injury claims is essential to protect consumers and prevent unscrupulous operators from finding a way around existing rules, solicitors’ groups have warned.
The Supreme Court gave judgment in this case on 2 August 2016, and settled a very important issue: how are damages assessed when a British citizen is injured in an overseas accident?
Plans to up the small claims limit for personal injury to £5,000 will stop people getting the legal advice they need to bring claims for the compensation they are entitled to, the Law Society warns
How should I advise a client’s mother on signing a form of parental idemnity in a personal injury claim?
The Law Society has hit back at the Association of British Insurers (ABI) for claiming that solicitors are involved in insurance fraud.