Accident claim experts have stated that the justice secretary’s recently announced crackdown on no win no fee legal claims may be more in the hands of the public than the government.
A seriously injured soldier was awarded just £570,000 in personal injury compensation from the MoD, despite the permanent and life-changing severity of the injuries for which he filed his accident claim.
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers recently announced it has plans to take legal action for the Lord Chancellor’s failure to review the discount rate after promising one would be forthcoming in November of 2010.
Recently conducted research that local authorities have had to deal with an upswing in car accident claims brought against them due to issues caused by potholes left unfilled.
Drivers have been encouraged to make injury claims by their insurers, according to a new report recently published by the Treasury Select Committee.
Despite the number of accidents in the UK falling this year, the number of drivers and passengers seeking personal injury compensation has been increasing.
The Ministry of Defence has recently announced it will be increasing the amount of personal injury compensation it awards to personnel suffering injuries while deployed under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.
Legal experts have recently reminded those who have filed personal injury claims to not forget the benefits of rehabilitation in order to speed injury recovery.
Potholes across the nation’s roads could lead to local authorities paying more injury claims for personal injury compensation, states one motoring organisation.
Payments from insurance companies in Ireland for personal injury compensation have been in decline recently. Ireland’s Injury Board has recently issued a statement that insurers should pass on savings to consumers through the reduction of premiums.
One personal injury claims firm has recently announced that its new claims outcome advisory service will begin being used by a major insurance company.
After a work accident claim involving a six metre fall through the roof of a cow shed, one self-employed construction worker suffered severe personal injury claims in the tumble.
One car accident claim expert has recently warned those suffering from whiplash to take their injuries seriously.
After he fell down through the collapsing roof of a garage that had been slated for demolition, one Grimsby worker suffered a serious work accident claim.
Online resources for personal injury claims have been growing recently as more and more accident claims can now be managed over the Internet.
An E coli outbreak that originated from one farm in Surrey may result in its victims being entitled to receive personal injury compensation awards that could cost millions of pounds. The farm has since admitted liability for the outbreak.
In the wake of a series of unwanted pregnancy and personal injury claims stemming from a faulty contraception device, the National Health Service faces the prospect of paying £200,000 in personal injury compensation.
One mechanical fitter suffered several injury claims after he was electrocuted and fell from his ladder while conducting maintenance near an unmarked power line.
Car accident claim numbers have rose significantly during the recent period of wintry weather, one insurer states.
Wokingham Borough Council has payed out in excess of £130,000 in accident claims over the last three years, new reports indicate.