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Fixing costs in medical negligence cases must not deny patient justice

16 February 2018

We have warned that clinical negligence victims will be the main casualties in government plans to save the NHS money, if adequate time is not taken to get the process of fixing costs right.

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MoJ to increase small claims limit for motoring claims in April 2019 - read our response

16 February 2018

Ministry of Justice officials have confirmed that plans to increase the small claims limit for motoring claims will be implemented in April 2019. 

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Insurers bound by protocol to pay solicitors costs, Supreme Court hears

16 February 2018

Insurers are legally obliged to pay costs to claimant solicitors for initiating claims in the Road Traffic Accident (RTA) portal, the Law Society has submitted to the Supreme Court.

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MoJ confirm April 2019 for RTA claim reforms

16 February 2018

Controversial plans to reform whiplash litigation by raising the small claims limit for road traffic accidents to £5,000 are likely to be implemented in April next year, it has emerged.

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