HMCTS to shed 400 jobs, Mansfield Chambers breaks ranks from CBA, Diane Abbott slams Legal Aid cuts and Sir Leveson calls for more efficiency. Some week!
Review Period: Jul 2015
In the UK, it’s revealed that the fault for the Smiler incident may take years to find; in India, 5k+ motor claims settled in one sitting. Talk about worlds apart.
Lawyers acting on behalf of seriously injured passengers in Alton Towers rollercoaster calamity fear prosecutions may follow HSE investigation.
The CPS is to re-examine evidence from the Louis Corcyra Beach Hotel Tragedy. It makes you think, who is responsible for your safety on a package holiday?
New Govt rules could stretch some law firms’ cashflow to breaking point. Higher issue fees mean clinical negligence cases could be turned down.
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.