Long awaited move towards fixed costs in clinical negligence claims suggests new ways of reducing costs in other types of lower value claims
It is right for insurers to look for likely impacts on costs issues affecting the handling of lower value injury and non-injury claims from the publication yesterday by the Department of Health of…Read more
The consumer body Which? submitted a so-called “super-complaint” to the Payment Systems Regulator on 23 September 2016 and the PSR’s response was published in December 2016.Read more
CMA Report into the provision of legal services in England and Wales – greater transparency required ?
The Competition and Markets Authority launched its market study into the provision of legal services in England and Wales on 13 January 2016 and published its final report on 15 December 2016.Read more
The FCA has released a consultation paper on its review of the funding of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme ("FSCS"). The consultation has put forward some interesting and significant…Read more
Response from the judiciary to the whiplash/SCT consultation identifies their key barriers to change as well as a potential way forwards
One of the less welcome responses to the consultation ‘Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury (‘whiplash’) Claims Process’ received by the MoJ which was submitted on the final day of the available window…Read more