Tag Archives: small claims

Personal Injury Reform Update

The Government has decided to press ahead with most of its proposals . As a result the Small Claims Limit for motoring cases has been increased to £5000 depriving motorists and their passengers of legal advice in claims under this limit . The National Law Society responded as follows : A Law Society spokesperson said: “These changes will deprive motorists

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Consultation on Personal Injury Claims and Small Claims Deadline 6th January 2017

Members will be aware of a crucial consultation currently under way over restrictions to Personal Injury Work and changes to the small claims court access the consultation here : https://consult.justice.gov.uk/digital-communications/reforming-soft-tissue-injury-claims/  This includes measures to limit pain suffering and loss of amenities claims or remove them . Increase the small claims limit to £5000 removing the ability to recover legal costs and

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End to Whiplash Claims ?

The Government has signalled a major attack on firms undertaking small level personal injury claims . In the chancellors statement on the 25th November George Osborne announced that the Small Claims limit would be increased to £5000 and there would be an end to general damages for small level whiplash claims . This measure designed to protect the motor insurance

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