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NHSLA must settle cases now to avoid paying extra tax on premiums, insurer warns

The NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) has until the end of next month to settle cases and avoid paying extra tax on ATE premiums, a leading insurer has warned. Paul Hurley said premiums paid at the lower rate of 6% must reach ARAG by 31 January 2016.

December 23rd, 2015 | No Comments »

Survey: 10% uplift to damages “insufficient” to cover extra LASPO costs

Nearly three-quarters of personal injury specialist solicitors say the 10% uplift in general damages introduced to compensate for the LASPO changes is insufficient to cover the additional costs that claimants now have to meet, according to a survey.

March 24th, 2015 | No Comments »

ATE advice failures could trigger negligence claims, Irwin Mitchell warns

Law firms that failed to advise on after-the-event (ATE) insurance in commercial litigation cases could be on the receiving end of negligence claims, Irwin Mitchell has warned.

July 8th, 2014 | No Comments »