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Anti-fraud PI client checks to go live from June

Claimant personal injury lawyers using the RTA portal will be required to check clients’ claims records on a new database before submitting a new case from 1 June this year, it has been announced.

April 28th, 2015 | No Comments »

“Very much maligned” SARAH bill wins over sceptical peers

The government’s Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism (SARAH) Bill, described as “very much maligned” by justice minister Lord Faulks, has survived its report stage in the Lords, with only a minor government amendment.

December 16th, 2014 | No Comments »

High Court sets out new procedure to help families of asbestos victims access employment records

The High Court has set out a new procedure to help the families of workers who died from asbestos-related diseases trace their employment histories.

July 11th, 2014 | No Comments »

Peers question new ‘fundamental dishonesty’ rule for personal injury claims

A clause inserted at the last minute into the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, requiring courts to dismiss personal injury claims in their entirety where claimants have been “fundamentally dishonest”, has divided peers.

July 2nd, 2014 | No Comments »

CJC delays guideline hourly rates report

The costs committee of the Civil Justice Council has postponed completion of its report on guideline hourly rates until later this month. It was originally due to deliver the report and recommendations to the Master of the Rolls, Lord Dyson, by 31 March 2014.

May 2nd, 2014 | No Comments »