British Court

Do Not Let The Fear Of Court Impact Your Personal Injury Claim

For many people in the UK the inside of a courtroom prompts fear and concern about what may lie ahead. When you bear in mind the impression we are given of the stereotypical courtroom on the TV, as a harsh and unwelcoming arena, this is perhaps to be understood.

There are many misconceptions and misunderstandings with regards to courtrooms in the UK which need to be addressed. As an example, the majority of TV programmes in the UK which involve a courtroom show a judge aggressively banging down with his gavel to get the attention of the room. Read more

Road Accident Scam

Protecting Yourself From Road Accident Scams

While the authorities have instigated a serious clampdown upon fraudulent personal injury claims they are still a big problem. There are certain types of claims, such as whiplash, which are often difficult to dispute and tend to be settled out of court to save costs.

In many ways the hardest hit victims of fraudulent personal injury claims are those who are over trusting of other people. So, how can you avoid being the victim of a fraudulent road accident personal injury claim? Read more

Uninsured Drivers

Personal Injury Claims And Uninsured Drivers

We can only estimate the number of people driving on UK roads without insurance but the Motor Insurers Bureau believes there are more than 1 million uninsured drivers in the UK. The issue has been further complicated by European freedom of movement regulations and confusion as to what kind of cover and license are required to drive in the UK. So, what can you do if you are injured by an uninsured driver or one who leaves the scene of an accident? Read more

Summer Holiday

We’re All Going On A Summer Holiday

As we move into spring and head towards the summer many people will be thinking of their overseas summer holidays and time away from work.

There are obviously many aspects to consider when booking a holiday but for some people personal injury claims will come into play through no fault of their own. Read more

Paradigm Shift

Further Fallout From UK Governments Personal Injury Regulation Changes

Despite the fact that the UK government had previously been warned by insurers, and those representing potential personal injury victims, we have seen more fallout from recent regulatory changes. There is no doubt that the personal injury claims market was in need of a review but the severity of the changes and the unexpected announcements have certainly had a big impact upon the sector. So, why is there so much anger about the UK government’s personal injury claims regulation changes? Read more

Compensation Money

Government Announces Changes To The Personal Injury Claims Market

The UK government has recently announced an array of changes to the way in which personal injury claims will be dealt with going forward. Many in the industry are now up in arms claiming that the changes will dramatically increase their costs which will ultimately be passed on to customers.

While many in the personal injury claims market were readying themselves for significant changes, who could have forecast how far the UK government was willing to go? Read more

Feeling Ill

UK Tour Operators Barred After Bogus Holiday Illness Claims Soar

Even though the authorities have done much to streamline the personal injury claims market, and try to rid the industry of bogus claims, there always seems to be a loophole somewhere. The main loophole tends to be the fact that relatively small claims, for example £5000, would cost significantly more to defend in court. Therefore, […]

NHS Compensation

Out Of Hours GPs Hit With £30 Million Compensation Bill

The NHS has been a conversation piece for many years now amid concerns that a lack of funding is starting to hit home. Despite the fact that government after government insist funding is “going up in real terms” there appear to be more challenges going forward. Read more

Tinnitus Sufferer

Does Tinnitus Get Better With Time?

Tinnitus is a condition in which the sufferer hears sounds that come inside the head. It is not a disease, but a symptom of an underlying problem. Although the condition can be extremely annoying, it is not usually a sign of anything more serious.

How Much

A Glimpse Into The World Of Personal Injury Compensation Claims

If you delve a little deeper into the world of personal injury compensation claims it is a very difficult world to understand. Some of the figures awarded to successful claimants seem exceptionally high while others seem minimal for the type of injuries incurred. Read more