No. With the small claims limit set to rise for different types of personal injury claims, thousands of injured claimants will effectively be prevented from accessing a lawyer who can represent them. So far this year, out of my own caseload 40% have been disputed by the insurer on the issue of liability and/or causation with half […]Read More Can claimants expect insurers to deal with them justly without a lawyer?
Making a claim is enforcing a constitutional right to access the justice system and, if your claim is meritorious, it should succeed – you should feel proud and privileged to live in a society where this is the caseRead More People, know your enemy
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
Whiplash claims have fallen year on year, Insurers have saved £2 billion since 2012 reforms and yet they use increased motor premiums to get further cuts to ALL injury claims. Your motor premiums will continue to increase but you’ll no longer be able to claim proper compensation if injured in an accidentRead More ‘Whiplash pandemic’ being used to end access to justice for millions