Compensation Claims

Curated incentives for compensation claims

Further Government Moves to Ban Compensation Claims Incentives The Justice Minister, Lord Faulks, recently announced further plans to clamp down on third parties offering incentives and inducements to people thinking about making a claim for personal injury compensation. Direct offers of inducements to claimants by solicitors or claims firms has already been banned, but the…

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Plans to Cut Law Firms Compensation Cover

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has responded angrily to plans put forward by the Legal Services Board (LBS) to cut the minimum level of insurance cover which insurance companies must have from £2 million to just £500,000.

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Claims for Mishandling of Deceased Estates on the Rise?

Have you made your will yet? Over half of UK adults have failed to make a will, most of them stating that they’ve just never got round to it, or don’t have anything of value to leave anyway. However, it’s not all good news for the 48% of adults who have made their will. A…

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Legal Profession May be Entitled to Charge Additional Fees

A recent ruling by the government that it had been unfairly discriminating against part-time fee-paid judges means that thousands in the legal profession could be able to claim back extra fees. The government has set up a special unit called the Judicial Pay Claims Unit (JPCU) to deal with any fee claims.

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Claiming for Financial Loss

There have been a number of mis-selling scandals in the UK financial services sector in recent years. First it was excessive bank charges, then payment protection insurance and card protection insurance. British account holders have been able to claim back billions of pounds from banks, building societies and loan companies, and a whole industry has…

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Advice for Claiming for Personal Injury or Financial Compensation

If you have been injured in an accident which was not your fault (for example whiplash injuries from a car crash or even injuries sustained over a prolonged period like occupational deafness) or have lost out financially, you have two basic options for claiming personal injury or financial compensation from the person or company which…

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