The Queens Speech included a pledge by the government to crack on with the previous proposals to ‘tackle the compensation culture’ by bringing in whiplash reforms under a Civil Liability Bill. This has been to the delight of the insurers. What the reforms will do: Road accident victims suffering whiplash a) Prevent accident victims who suffer whiplash […]Read More The ‘whiplash’ reforms will injure us all
As it is a principle of the rule of law, I thought I’d take a BRIEF look at the respective positions of the typical claimant and defendant in personal injury claims (from cause of action to trial) and whether or not the justice system is well balanced to ensure that the parties benefit from equality before […]Read More Is there ‘Equality Before the Law’ in injury claims?
For as long as I have been practising, there has been a stigma attached to personal injury claims. WHY? The companies and organisations that are responsible for paying out damages to injured claimants who succeed with their claims are made up of insurance companies, local authorities and the NHS. In other words, the very large and influential […]Read More Disspelling the (insurer) myths of personal injury claims