Personal injury

Claimant solicitors predict “sharp contraction” of PI market

The Civil Liability Act reforms will lead to a sharp contraction in the claimant personal injury (PI) market, according to a survey of lawyers thi

29 May 2019

Speedboat or oil tanker: can your personal injury department survive?

With personal injury reforms unstoppably extending across the whole sector, options are getting thinner for law firms, suggests Jonatha

02 May 2019

Taking on the bullies: on what basis and in which court?

Time limits and the defendant’s solvency are just two of the key elements to consider when seeking compensation for harassment, warns Jonatha

18 Apr 2019

Nearly half of law firms now set up as corporate entities

Decline in traditional partnerships suggests new approach to lega

06 Mar 2019

Counting the cash: Running a PI practice in treacherous times

In the liquidity-hungry personal injury business, having a sound approach to cashflow management is increasingly vital. Rachel Rothwell reviews how firms can fund their work and improve thei

01 Mar 2019

Cheap gatekeepers: the false economy of inexperienced triage staff

The Civil Liability Bill will prompt even more firms to consider recruiting low-level call handlers to keep costs down; that’s a risky response, warns Davi

01 Mar 2019

Special measures: enabling vulnerable individuals to give the best evidence poss

Why can’t witnesses and parties in personal injury cases be afforded the same support as those in criminal and family cases, asks Jonatha

27 Feb 2019

Counting the cash: Running a personal injury practice in treacherous times

In the liquidity-hungry personal injury business, having a sound approach to cashflow management is increasingly vital. Rachel Rothwell reviews how firms can fund their work and improve thei

27 Feb 2019

Supreme Court clarifies recourse in unknown driver cases

Claimant lawyers will not be able to bring proceedings against unnamed parties following a Supreme Court ruling las

25 Feb 2019