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“There will be legal challenges” if med neg fees set too low, SCIL chair predicts

The Department of Health (DoH) will face legal challenges if fixed fees for medical negligence cases are set at too low a level, the chair of the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers, has predicted. Stephen Webber also predicted that specialist lawyers would leave the market.

October 7th, 2015 | No Comments »

APIL backs £25,000 limit for medical negligence fixed fees

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has said it can “see the rationale” for fixing medical negligence fees for claimants in cases worth up to £25,000, where the NHS Litigation Authority admitted liability.

August 27th, 2015 | No Comments »

Broker in talks with 17 trusts in bid to break NHSLA monopoly

Global insurance broker Lockton has held talks with 17 NHS Trusts interested in insuring themselves privately and leaving the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA), it has emerged. The NHSLA responded by warning that this could result in funds being diverted to “insurer profits”.

July 21st, 2015 | No Comments »