Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence

Listed company’s law firm shoots up rankings with £47m turnover

17 May 2022

Bond Turner, the personal injury practice owned by listed business Anexo Group, has moved rapidly up the ranks of largest law firms with a 33% increase in turnover to £47m.

PI firms face more deduction claims after Checkmylegalfees court win

11 May 2022

Millions of former clients of personal injury firms may have claims to recover deductions following a High Court ruling today, according to specialist claims business Checkmylegalfees.

Charities and patient groups urge rethink on negligence costs plans

6 May 2022

Nine charities and patients organisations have urged health secretary Sajid Javid to rethink plans to impose fixed costs on clinical negligence claims worth up to £25,000.

PE-backed PI firm eyes stream of acquisitions after first deal

5 May 2022

The biggest specialist personal injury firm in the country, owned by private equity since last October, has made the first in a regular series of acquisitions for the next few years.

MPs call for no-fault compensation in clinical negligence

28 April 2022

A no-fault compensation scheme for medical negligence should be introduced in England, replacing the “grossly expensive” existing system based on individual blame, MPs have said.

Bleak outlook for creditors owed £40m after PI firm collapse

27 April 2022

The outlook for those owed money by failed personal injury firm Roberts Jackson has worsened even more, with unsecured creditors – owed an estimated £13m – set to receive just 1.5p in the pound.

Cost of living crisis driving non-tariff OIC claims as “wristlash” emerges

26 April 2022

The cost of living crisis is driving many of the non-tariff claims made through the Official Injury Claim portal, with “wristlash and hiplash” replacing whiplash, defendant lawyers have claimed.

High Court throws out negligence claim over MMR vaccine advice

25 April 2022

The potential negligence of a QC and high-profile law firm to advise a client on limitation was irrelevant as the underlying claim would not have succeeded anyway, the High Court has ruled.

Personal injury ABS bosses fined for undeclared ATE commissions

21 April 2022

Two managers of a collapsed personal injury law firm have each been fined £18,000 for failing to declare commissions earned by a connected business which provided clients with ATE insurance.

Latest OIC portal data shows lengthening settlement times

12 April 2022

The time cases brought through the Official Injury Claim portal take to settle has increased by nearly two-thirds over the past three months, new figures have shown.

Personal injury group raises £13.5m to aid international expansion

6 April 2022

A personal injury group that started life as a law firm in Liverpool has unveiled a £13.5m investment that it will use to expand its services in Australia and move into the USA and Dubai.

National Accident Helpline’s law firm takes greater share of cases

29 March 2022

More than a quarter of cases brought in by National Accident Helpline are now directed to its in-house law firm, the company said today as it hailed a year of “strategic progress”.

Claimant lawyer relief after further whiplash reform put on ice

23 March 2022

Claimant representatives have expressed relief at the government’s announcement that it is not planning further whiplash reforms for the time being.

MoJ finally responds to part 2 of whiplash consultation – five years on

22 March 2022

The Ministry of Justice today unexpectedly published its response to part 2 of the whiplash consultation which closed in January 2017, with no proposals for any immediate reform.

Minster targets “lazy” solicitors in push to expand services

17 March 2022

Minster Law, the law firm owned by insurance giant BHL, has outlined plans to expand its offering for both road traffic claims and other insurance-backed legal services.

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