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Overcoming adversity in 
the face of uncertainty

By focusing on areas such as team structure and client management, medical negligence firms can prepare for changes in the sector, writes Georgia Briscoe

8 August 2016

With the government overhauling various areas of legislation, the medical negligence sector is operating in a time of uncertainty. As a result, firms need to be prepared for future changes, and responding early on is the only way to ensure sustained success. Firms need to start reviewing current working practices to get the business ready and see where improvements can be made.

As the introduction of fixed fees for medical negligence claims draws closer, greater efficiency of claims handling will play a major role for successful firms, especially
as the time spent by lawyers
on cases will become all the more precious.

Therefore, firms need to look to improve case management where possible, maximising lawyers' time and ensuring
this time is used in the most beneficial way - not just for
the firm, but for the client.

Efficient processes...

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