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The price of justice
The price of justice

A common public perception is that lawyers charge too much. Certainly in litigation, the courts are always quick to reduce lawyer's fees saying... well, they often don't give a reason, they...

The latest proposals to tackle the high number of personal injury claims
The latest proposals to tackle the high number of personal injury claims

The government’s latest proposals to ‘tackle the high number and cost of personal injury claims, and in particular road-traffic-related soft tissue injury claims’ (mostly whiplash),...

National Road Safety Week
National Road Safety Week

National Road Safety Week came to an end last week. Running from the 21st to the 27th of November, and co-ordinated by the road safety charity Brake, the aim of the week is to inspire communities to...

Government postpones plans to help shareholders
Government postpones plans to help shareholders

In 2015, the Government said that it would be removing the right for people with whiplash to claim compensation. The Government has now said this plan is being postponed. This news will be welcomed...

It's not Usain Bolt, its HMRC
It's not Usain Bolt, its HMRC

With the Olympics looming, many companies will take a chance to shoehorn a sports reference into their press releases. So, here’s my effort. Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world, but...

Personal Injury lawyers request independent research about insurance fraud
Personal Injury lawyers request independent research about insurance fraud

It is well know that insurers often refer to fraudulent motor insurance claims, especially when discussing premiums, and suggest that such claims are far from rare. An independent body (The...

The Third Party (Rights Against Insurers) Act
The Third Party (Rights Against Insurers) Act

The Third Party (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 finally comes into force on 1 August this year. This Act follows The Third Party (Rights) Against Insurers Act 1930, which contained defects...

Don't shoot the lawyer! Blame Google.
Don't shoot the lawyer! Blame Google.

Injury claims can take ages. And who's fault is that? Most people will blame the lawyer and sometimes they may be right. But right now I'm sitting on my hands waiting for HMRC. Asbestos...

The court fee increase - a year on.
The court fee increase - a year on.

There has been concern, that has recently been picked up by the media, about the rise in Court fees. The fees rose in March 2015 and one of the most concerning changes was that the fee to issue court...

Lifeguards vs Parents
Lifeguards vs Parents

RXDX (by his mother and litigation friend DXSX) v Northampton Borough Council and DXDX (2015) A 6 year old boy went to a Council-run Leisure Centre with his family to go swimming. He could not...