Judgement Day – or maybe later?

Today (1st March), the Government’s plans to imposed legal fees in Personal Injury cases are being challenged in the High Court. A Judicial Review, is taking place, launched by the Association of Personal Injury lawyers and the Motor Accident Solicitors’ Society. All of us here hope that justice prevails and that the Government’s planned intervention is halted in its tracks…. Read more →

Time to make your mind up!

If you have been deciding whether or not to proceed with a personal injury claim, I suggest you do that in the next 2 weeks or so. If you leave it until after 1.4.2013, rule changes will mean that you are likely to have to pay some of your damages to your solicitors if the claim is successful. If you… Read more →

Don’t take the first offer!

This week we settled a claim for a client who suffered a nasty injury whilst at work. The insurers of the opponent denied liability at the outset and never changed their formal position. However, they quickly became keen to settle, knowing that our client was likely to win at Court. The first offer made was £25,000. It was refused and… Read more →

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