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.
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
Delegating more judicial duties to court staff is expected to save almost £6m a year, government documents have revealed.
Section chair Stephen Mason explains why we have changed our name
Our ‘Use a Professional, Use a Solicitor’ campaign has been raising the profile of solicitors and driving consumers to our Find A Solicitor website since the autumn.
Patients who have been harmed by negligent care should be able to get the expert legal advice they need, the Law Society has insisted.
MPs warn that the government must learn more about how people invest vital compensation from catastrophic injury before they change how pay outs are calculated.
Government make unexpected climb-down on making no-win no-fee agreements LASPO-exempt
David Young, senior project manager for the Civil Money Claims project, provides an update.