What has the real effect of Jackson been so far?
Agreeing budgets in clinical negligence is rarer than a sighting of Bigfoot.
The government has initiated ‘enhanced fees’ with uncharacteristic speed.
2 February 2015
What do clinical negligence lawyers have for breakfast that the rest of us don’t? They are so resilient.
The doctrine of mistake doesn’t apply in the process-driven portal.
Some barristers risk perpetuating adversarial stereotypes. But there is still a place for counsel in the mediation process.
PI lawyers are blamed for kids turning to drugs and crime. That is ridiculous and the ‘heroism bill’ is unnecessary.
20 October 2014
The lord chancellor deserves censure for his failure to make a decision on how the discount rate should be set under the Damages Act 1996.
A rise in traffic accident damages may disguise a worrying trend in settlements.
A bill which creates a problem and offers no solution. What a waste of time.
District judges must toe the line and allow success fees in infant claims.
Corporations are guilty of disingenuous nonsense when they scaremonger about claims.
Defendants complain of behaviour deliberately designed to avoid EL/PL portal.
9 June 2014
The success of the Jackson reforms in cutting motor claims is far from clear-cut.
For the government, assaults on claims are about ideology, not evidence.
Undersettlement claims will soon be rife in personal injury.
Personal injury lawyers are great at telling themselves how worthy they are – now for the outside world.
Could arbitration really be used in personal injury, or is this more of a message to the judges?
14 April 2014
Why can’t insurance premiums be fixed, and at a level which removes the insurers’ vast marketing budget?
7 April 2014
We operate very differently to traditional claims management companies and work with a collective of solicitors.
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