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MedCo regime goes live

All medical reports for whiplash claims must now be brought under the MedCo system after it formally went live yesterday. Claimants will be given the choice of one “high-volume national” medical reporting organisation and six smaller ones, or seven medical experts.

April 7th, 2015 | No Comments »

Claimant lawyers accused of “milking the medical agency cash cow”

Claimant solicitors are “milking the medical agency cash cow” by setting up their own medical reporting organisations (MROs) and charging more than the industry agreed levels, a leading defendant practitioner has claimed.

February 11th, 2013 | Comments Off on Claimant lawyers accused of “milking the medical agency cash cow”

Ex-RJW partner bids to “reinvent” medical reports process by separating procurement from diagnosis

A former Russell Jones & Walker partner is bidding to “reinvent” the medico-legal process in low-value personal injury claims with a new service that will “redress the imbalance which predisposes evidence to favour the instructing party”.

November 7th, 2012 | Comments Off on Ex-RJW partner bids to “reinvent” medical reports process by separating procurement from diagnosis