- Tuesday, 14 April 2015
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has warned law firms against misleading publicity as the government’s ban on the use of inducements by personal injury solicitors came into force yesterday.
Tags: claims management companies, inducements, personal injury, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Marketing & PR, Regulation, Solicitors
- Wednesday, 17 September 2014
The Solicitors Regulation Authority will not introduce specific rules to deal with the upcoming legislative ban on personal injury law firms paying inducements to claim, but has pledged to take “strong enforcement action” if firms breach it.
Tags: inducements, referral fee ban, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Marketing & PR, Solicitors
- Wednesday, 13 August 2014
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has successfully complained about an advertisement broadcast by high-profile Liverpool law firm Hampson Hughes that said claimants would receive £2,000 “up front”.
Tags: advertising, inducements, personal injury
Posted in Latest news, Marketing & PR
- Friday, 25 July 2014
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.
Tags: inducements, LASPO, personal injury
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Monday, 9 June 2014
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.
Tags: inducements, personal injury, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Solicitors