New Govt rules could stretch some law firms’ cashflow to breaking point. Higher issue fees mean clinical negligence cases could be turned down.
Review Period: May 2015
How relevant is social media as evidence in accident claims? Mostly, it’s dismissed. But the tide could be changing with this Canadian ruling
Home Instead to help Swansea elderly protect themselves from scams; in Sunderland, care worker found guilty of stealing £1,911 from 74-yr old.
Final sentencing for Chester bus ‘crash-for-cash’ scam issued; leader gets 6½ years. Direct Line claim £600k benefit payout back in fraud case.
Here’s one that’s going to make you question your sanity: the Ministry of Defence just paid out £709,000 in personal injury compensation for a case of bullying.
A £130,000 accident claim has prompted a cathedral to sue the NHS for not properly treating the foot of a worshiper who was injured on church grounds.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, that old chestnut of ‘compensation culture’ bankrupting insurers has gotten trotted out once more.
Cumbria County Council – already not exactly awash in funds – has had to pay a painfully massive £1.5 million accident claims bill over the last three years.
Well it only took 14 years to get what she deserved, but a 24 year old who was injured in a pool accident at the age of 10 finally received her compensation.
A motorcycle accident claim that was made in the wake of a man sustaining crippling injuries has been decided in his favour – to the tune of £10 million or so.