Personal injury lawyers need to rethink their strategy to mitigate the impact of the change to the small-claims limit.
Those of us committed to operating openly and ethically should not be damaged too.
No prizes for guessing who the winners are.
30 November 2015
The implication is that these injuries are fictitious, whereas many lawyers know that they can frequently be very painful.
Michael Gove hailed a ‘one-nation’ justice system, but the reality suggests otherwise.
Proper budgeting would be a better solution than more fixed fees for claimants.
14 September 2015
Let us collaborate to defeat needless injury, fraud and exploitation of the vulnerable?
Reform of the budgeting rules is on the way, but not a full-scale remodelling.
A new ruling highlights the danger of standard fee levels.
Catherine Dixon, chief executive of the Law Society, considers the Department of Health’s proposal to fix costs in clinical negligence.
Claimant lawyers have found a way to survive, and insurers are miffed.
3 August 2015
The legal legacy of the 1985 Manchester air disaster was immense.
Fixed fees in clinical negligence would need to be within a tight process.
The government has moved quickly to sway opinion on NHS costs. The fightback must begin immediately.
1 June 2015
A review of fatal accident claims is needed to consider an increase in awards and widening the categories of those who benefit.
Momentum is building for fixed costs outside personal injury. Get ready.
Rehabilitation doesn’t get written about much. But new guidance aims to help claimant lawyers and insurers.
All sides should be praised for working together on releasing claimant data – now they each have a new responsibility.
This helpful book goes back to basics with a history of both types of power.
What has the real effect of Jackson been so far?
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