Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence

Frenkel Topping and NAHL call off takeover talks

14 January 2021

Talks about a reverse takeover of NAHL Group – the owner of National Accident Helpline – by fellow AIM-listed company Frenkel Topping have been called off.

Whiplash reforms delayed AGAIN – but only for a month this time

11 January 2021

The Lord Chancellor today announced yet another delay to implementation of the whiplash reforms, pushing the date back a month to May this year, but lawyers are saying that more time is needed.

RAC employee passed accident details to claims company

11 January 2021

A woman who worked for the RAC and the director of a claims company to which she transferred the details of people who had been in accidents, have received suspended prison sentences.

Expert group lists worries about impact of whiplash reforms

22 December 2020

A group of claimant and defendant representatives and judges has outlined a range of concerns about next year’s whiplash reforms, including claims management companies exploiting injured people.

Marketing company fined £250k for personal injury nuisance calls

17 December 2020

The Information Commissioner’s Office has fined a marketing company £250,000 for making over 365,000 nuisance calls asking people about accidents and pretending to be from their insurer.

NAHL and Frenkel Topping takeover talks to stretch into New Year

16 December 2020

Talks about a reverse takeover of NAHL Group – the owner of National Accident Helpline – by fellow listed company Frenkel Topping are to continue into the New Year, they announced today.

Many PI law firms yet to decide on post-whiplash reform strategy

15 December 2020

Just 18% of claimant personal injury solicitors say their firm has settled on a strategy to deal with next April’s whiplash reforms, while most expect behaviours to change under the new regime.

Still no rules but full steam to April for whiplash reforms, says MoJ

24 November 2020

Ministers remain “determined” to implement the whiplash reforms next April, a top official said yesterday, although it is still not certain when the rules governing the process will be published.

MIB signals that whiplash reforms will go ahead in April

19 November 2020

The MIB has given the clearest signal yet that the whiplash reforms will go ahead next April as it announced plans to undertake a third phase of consumer testing of the new portal.

Claimant lawyers urge Lord Chief to step in on whiplash reforms

18 November 2020

Claimant personal injury lawyers have turned to the Lord Chief Justice to support an urgent review of the government’s proposed tariff of damages for next April’s whiplash reforms.

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