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Government introduces legislation to ban PI inducements

The government has gone ahead with its promise to ban personal injury lawyers from offering inducements, such as cash or iPads, to potential claimants by inserting a new clause into the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill.

July 25th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Slater & Gordon, Irwin Mitchell and Minster Law “will be the PI winners”

The “top three winners” from personal injury market consolidation will be Slater & Gordon, Irwin Mitchell and Minster Law, a leading defendant insurer has predicted.

July 21st, 2014 | 1 Comment »

MPs demand SRA crackdown on personal injury lawyers “playing the system”

MPs have called on the government to put pressure on the Solicitors Regulation Authority to stop personal injury lawyers “playing the system” by commissioning unnecessary medical reports on psychological injuries.

July 4th, 2014 | No Comments »

Bott & Co lining up “series of niches” to follow aviation success

Flight compensation specialist Bott & Co is lining up a “series of similar niches” in the consumer world to capitalise on its successes with aviation, with a focus on IT, processes and client care.

June 24th, 2014 | No Comments »

Top personal injury consortium paying Google £8m a year

InjuryLawyers4u, the leading law firm marketing consortium, is paying Google £8m a year, it has emerged. Andrew Twambley, director of InjuryLawyers4U and managing partner of Amelans, said the consortium was spending £3m four years ago.

June 20th, 2014 | No Comments »

Quindell targets huge staff growth and higher-value cases

Quindell plc is on track to nearly double the number of staff working in its legal division to 1,500 this year as part of a plan that is seeing the alternative business structure target noise-induced deafness claims as a major growth area, it revealed this week.

June 19th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Law Society defends PI solicitors offering claims inducements

There is no evidence to justify the government’s plan to ban personal injury solicitors from offering up-front inducements to potential claimants, the Law Society has argued.

June 16th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

ABSs capture a third of personal injury market, SRA research reveals

ABSs account for a third of all turnover in the personal injury market, the first accurate overview of the progress of alternative business structures has revealed.

June 12th, 2014 | No Comments »

Government to ban inducements in latest insurance fraud crackdown

The government announced over the weekend that it is to ban lawyers from “encouraging people to make claims” by offering them upfront incentives like cash or iPads. It forms part of a new wave of reform in personal injury targeted at insurance fraud.

June 9th, 2014 | 2 Comments »

ASA orders leading PI firm to stop adverts due to NHS ‘confusion’

A well-known personal injury firm has been ordered to stop running a TV advert which directed clients to its NHSLaw.co.uk website, on the grounds that the public might confuse it with the National Health Service.

June 4th, 2014 | No Comments »