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Today’s news from the MoJ of their future vision offers pointers for insurers towards the swifter and cheaper handling of claims
We have been waiting for news from the new ministerial team at the Ministry of Justice since their appointment in July on the various issues in their in-tray. News of their future vision emerged…Read more
Last week saw the publication of the final report from Lord Justice Briggs on the proposed future introduction of an Online Court (OC) to handle low value claims. Important issues for insurers are how…Read more
If the appointment as Prime Minister of Theresa May might have appeared to have given the best prospect of continuity in relation to the government’s civil justice reform agenda, her ministerial…Read more
Where do the latest political post-EU referendum developments leave the government’s civil justice reform agenda?
The task of anticipating future developments on matters of key significance to insurers following the quite unexpected result of last week’s EU referendum vote remains an almost impossible one. The…Read more
What do latest signals from Jackson and Briggs on fixed costs and the Online Court mean for insurers?
While news of the government’s appetite for change in these areas continues to be awaited, this week’s latest pointers from these two reforming Court of Appeal judges suggest that a more conservative…Read more
Government intention to follow through on reforms still in place while APIL conference responds to the threat
Over the last two days in Birmingham the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has been having their annual conference. It is worth having a look at what came out of it not only as a keynote address…Read more
The DWP have now released their annual CRU data for the 12 months till the end of March 2016. Along with the data from Claims Portal they are a worthwhile source of data to analyse when looking for…Read more
Latest challenge to fixed costs advantages from the Court of Appeal may suggest better options are available
The issue of an extension of the current fixed costs regime is on the cards. It is in that light that what anyway may have been an important decision this week from the Court of Appeal as to how one…Read more
It was anticipated that more radical thoughts would emerge from Lord Justice Jackson’s latest speech last night to the Insolvency Practitioners’ Association on the subject of rolling out more fixed…Read more
Yesterday saw the publication of the Interim Report by Lord Justice Briggs on the proposed introduction of a new Online Court (OC) capable of handling claims worth up to £25,000. Depending on the…Read more