Our Letter to the Metro Newspaper

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We wrote to the Metro newspaper in relation to an Article in their newspaper issue of the 9th October 2008. This Article wrote about the awards and costs paid by local councils:   You are quoting officials from the council blaming the compensation culture created by no-win-no-feelawyers. They contend that legislation needed to be tightened up to prevent false claims. …

An update on CICA claims

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Introduction The Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme hit the headlines once more after the government published a consultation paper (Rebuilding Lives: Supporting Victims of Crime) with proposals to reform the scheme. Under the current scheme, victims of crime are awarded a sum of money to compensate them for their injuries. The Criminal Injuries Compensation scheme last hit the headlines recently after …

Claimants Beware!

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We have had nearly a 100 inquiries recently from Claimants who had contacted a well known claims management company. It is now alleged that this claims management company had created some 1,400 false personal injury claims which they have sold to unsuspecting solicitors. Many of these claims may be genuine and yet the Claimants have been abandoned by their solicitors …

READ ALL ABOUT IT! READ ALL ABOUT IT!

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BANKER SUES FOR £1.5 IN COMPENSATION AFTER SLIPPING ON A KILLER PETAL here we go again..! Whenever an interesting claim for compensation is before the Courts the media, particularly the tabloids tend to get on the bandwagon and claim that “compensation culture” is rife and that the public are not prepared to accept personal responsibility. A cursory glance at the …

Why Choose A Solicitor?

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Why Choose A Solicitor? Claims management companies, do it yourself claims, small claims court, legal expense insurers. These are all ways in which you can obtain some kind of results if you choose not to instruct a solicitor. So what are the benefits? Solicitors can be seen as costly and complicated, dragging matters out so that they can charge more …