Personal Injury

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Personal Injury – The Campaign

The Law Society has delivered a bold and new advertising campaign which focuses on the benefits to personal injury claimants in obtaining proper legal advice.

The Personal Injury team takes on the London Legal Walk

An eight-strong team from the Blaser Mills personal injury department joined the lord chief justice, master of the rolls, the Law Society president and the Olympic gold medallist Katherine Grainger to take part in the London Legal Walk in aid of the London Legal Support Trust.

Asbestos related injury reforms

The Mesothelioma Bill aims to create a payment scheme for people with the disease where no liable employer or insurer can be traced.

Proposed increase to small-claims limit in Personal Injury claims

Blaser Mills welcomed news this week that a decision on whether to raise the small claims court limit for personal injury claims will not be made until the autumn. Any increase will in our opinion serve to reduce access to justice.

Judiciary ‘not ready’ for Jackson Reforms

In an article by John Hyde (Law Society Gazette – 15.04.13) it is reported that a High Court Judge has told parties involved in some clinical negligence claims to ignore the Jackson reforms for at least six months!

Whiplash reform?

Proposals by one of the UK’s largest insurers to reform the system for making whiplash claims ignore the victim’s right to independent legal advice.