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!
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.
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.
Looking for a crash course to blow £50,000 in personal injury compensation fast? Just follow pensioner Angela Nangle’s lead and you’ll be right as rain.
Looking to put a few bogus personal injury compensation claims in to a hapless insurer? Just take the bus a few times and Bob’s your uncle.
This week, I’ve finally figured out why we can’t have nice things here: there are local authorities so incompetent that they’re their own worst enemies.
A man who punched a teen so hard that stitches were needed has been slapped with a personal injury claim and ordered to pay £400 in compensation.
The personal injury compensation market isn’t all just car accidents and slips and trips on broken pavement – there’s medical negligence claims as well.
The Health and Safety Executive positively threw the book at a construction firm recently after one of its workers sustained some serious injuries on the job.