A dozen insurers and 40 law firms sign up to improve old multi-track code

Major insurers and law firms have joined forces to produce a less prescriptive approach to speed up the handling of catastrophic injury claims.

The Guide to the Conduct of Cases Involving Serious Injury, launched today has attracted the support of 12 major insurers and 40 law firms so far.

Signatories to the code have committed to a series of objectives, including speedy resolution of liability, early access to rehabilitation, and the use of appropriate and proportionate costs.

'This collaboration will make a real difference to the way claims valued £250,000 and over are handled,' said Deborah Evans, chief exe...

Jean-Yves Gilg
Solicitors Journal

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