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

Motorbike In Winter

How To Protect Yourself From Motorbike Accidents In Winter

Riding a motorbike at any time of the year presents a unique set of risks and in winter, the risks increase several times over. Wet roads, poor visibility and overall harsher conditions of winter all combine to create less-than-optimum conditions for two wheelers. Read more

Snowy Pavement

Snow And Ice And Personal Injury Claims

As the temperatures fall around the UK the number of personal injury claims is expected to rise. Historically snowy and icy roads and paths have led to significant injuries many of which end up in the courts. Some of the journeys we take for granted can become extremely treacherous when snow and ice are added to the mix. Read more

Backfire

UK Government Personal Injury Reforms Could Be Counter-Productive

Over the last few years the UK government has attacked the culture of personal injury claims with “whiplash” now designated as code for fraud in some circles. When Liz Truss, the Justice Secretary, recently announced a consultation about further reforming the sector there were initial cries of joy from the insurance sector and howls of concern from the legal profession. Read more