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A challenge from an influential committee of MPs to government plans to up the limit for small claims was today welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales.
An overhaul of rules for personal injury claims will create the paradox that someone hurt in a road traffic accident will be entitled to less compensation than if they had sustained the injury another way, the Law Society of England and Wales has warned.
Solicitors should consider taking action against insurers who settled personal injury cases directly with their clients without paying their fees.
Families put at risk by drunk drivers would be penalised by the Government’s new whiplash proposals, the Law Society has warned.
The Law Society has responded to the Justice Select Committee inquiry into the small claims limit for personal injury claims.
Ordinary people will be denied expert legal advice required to navigate the court system and understand medical evidence to prove their injury, the Law Society warned today.
The Law Society has responded to yesterday's announcement by the MoJ.
A move to apply fixed costs for all legal claims up to the value of £250,000 has been significantly scaled back.
On 9 July the Ministry of Justice announced measures to tackle fraudulent sickness claims.
The Law Society has responded to the Department of Health's consultation on a rapid resolution and redress scheme.
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