Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence


Top PI firms reveal mixed profits as another hits TV to build brand

22 October 2020

Two leading personal injury law firms have recorded contrasting results that take lockdown into account, while Minster Law has launched its first national TV advert to promote its PI work.


PI firms “failing to understand” what clients look for in a lawyer

21 October 2020

Many personal injury law firms fail to understand what potential clients are looking for and are wasting their marketing budgets as a result, according to research published today.


Frenkel Topping given more time for NAHL takeover talks

20 October 2020

Talks between listed companies Frenkel Topping Group and NAHL Group about a reverse takeover of the latter have been extended by another four weeks.


PI firms face deluge of costs claims after High Court ruling

19 October 2020

Personal injury law firms that fail to spell out in their retainers the costs clients could be liable for beyond what is recovered from defendants face a wave of litigation following a major High Court ruling.


LeO warns over emerging trend of holiday sickness complaints

7 October 2020

The Legal Ombudsman has warned law firms against making holiday sickness claims without “verifying the version of events” obtained by claims management companies as complaints rise.


Slater & Gordon makes significant PI firm acquisition

29 September 2020

The latest consolidation move in the personal injury market came today with Slater & Gordon announcing the acquisition of Jigsaw Law from medico-legal and insurance services giant Examworks.


Big personal injury firms “to merge as market shrinks”

23 September 2020

Some of the larger personal injury firms are set to merge while others will have to restructure, with the market set to reach a “watershed moment”, a report has predicted.


Frenkel Topping eyes National Accident Helpline acquisition

23 September 2020

Frenkel Topping, best known for giving financial advice to seriously injured claimants with large awards, has approached the company that owns National Accident Helpline over a potential acquisition.


Exclusive: PI newcomer saves 100 jobs with Yorkshire firm pre-pack

22 September 2020

The jobs of more than 100 staff at Yorkshire firm Heptonstalls have been saved by a start-up personal injury practice that aims to expand as others leave the market due to next year’s whiplash reforms.


“Hardest six months ever” for National Accident Helpline group

22 September 2020

Revenue and profit have fallen sharply at NAHL plc – the owner of National Accident Helpline and ABS National Accident Law – after “the most challenging six months” in its history.

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Our latest special report, produced in association with Temple Legal Protection, looks at the role of after-the-event (ATE) insurance in commercial litigation post-LASPO.

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