An inexperienced barrister feared seeking the court’s approval to deduct success fees from damages in infant settlement cases but told his employers he had applied for them.
The period between a liability decision and the insurer making a first offer is where the ever-lengthening delays in the Official Injury Claim portal are occurring, the Ministry of Justice said yesterday.
Motor insurers need to challenge the growth of non-tariff injuries among whiplash claimants in court to ensure they do not become the norm, a leading defendant solicitor has argued.
Private-equity backed personal injury business Winn Group continues to buck the market trend, with turnover for the first half of 2023/24 up 35% to nearly £143m.
The lack of detail in the government plans for fixed costs for lower-value clinical negligence cases is “extremely worrying”, with only six months to go to implementation.
The landscape for claims management companies active in the personal injury market has changed dramatically, with just a “rump” remaining, new research has found.
Insurance premiums would have risen even more without the whiplash reforms of 2021, according to the former Lord Chancellor who presided over their introduction.
A renewed artificial intelligence partnership between injury firm Fletchers and Liverpool University could see lawyers provided with summaries to help them understand files.
The personal injury law firm aiming to become the largest in the country has had another year of major growth, despite the overall sluggishness of the market.
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has condemned plans for the “premature disclosure” of medical reports on the Official Injury Claim portal.
The inaugural LSLA roundtable discussed the significant gender gap at partner level in law firms and what more can be done to increase the rate of progress.
Ever since the SRA introduced the transparency rules in 2018, we have encouraged solicitors to not just embrace the regulations and the thinking behind them, but to go far beyond.
To outsiders, it may seem that it’s our horsehair wigs and Victorian starched collars that are the most unusual thing about the barristers’ profession. I would actually suggest it’s our training.
Landmark Information Group convenes property industry to shape the future of home buying and selling
Reflecting on the year-on-year data, we can see some signs of the market stabilising somewhat after the initial shock of rapidly rising rates earlier this year
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