201704.19
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NHS Prepares to Ban Personal Injury Firms from Hospitals

The Law Gazette in England report that the Department of Health will consult on changes to the NHS Standard Contract. It includes a ban on personal injury firms advertising in hospitals. For example, in a local hospital like Preston Accident and Emergency it’s not too difficult to find claims management companies advertising legal services. These…

201703.31
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Schools Pay Out for Personal Injury

According to the TES website in 2015 Local Authorities paid millions of pounds in compensation to teachers in schools. They suffered serious injury, or discrimination in the workplace.  These figures show little evidence of reducing. The NASUWT teaching union said that more than a 150 personal injury claims referred to its solicitors during 2015. It’s not…

201702.08
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Economists Say Personal Injury Reforms Risk 35,000 jobs

Accordingly to economists 80 per cent of people directly employed in the personal injury business face losing their jobs if Ministry of Justice reforms become law. The number of people directly employed in the personal injury market includes lawyers, claims management companies, insurers and medical reporting agencies. The consultation period for the proposed justice reforms…

201702.06
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Could a Robot Claim for Compensation?

A robot claiming for compensation. Who would have thought? Yet despite it sounding implausible, MEPs are calling for the implementation of a set of legal rules on how humans can interact with artificial intelligence. We are now entering a new stage in the industrialisation of human culture, especially in Advanced countries. If you have seen…

201702.02
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Maria Miller Hostility to Transgender Report Came from Women

When the Women and Equalities Committee published a report calling for a radical change in attitudes to transgender people, it didn’t receive expected attacks by Homophobes and extreme right-wing elements but ‘women’ it claims. Gender discrimination is still an issue in the UK. Former Culture secretary Maria Miller has said she was very surprise by hostility from…

201701.26
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Made an Accident Claim and Not Left Alone?

If you’ve been online recently to search for an accident claims company, found one, and contacted them but then found yourself inundated with calls from other similar companies, don’t despair, you’re not alone. A claims management company offers claims services in general. Often these include advice or legal services regarding compensation, and/or PPI claims. If…

201701.23
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Car Insurance Prices Continue to Rise

In October 2016 the AA (Automobile Association) reported a 15% rise in car insurance premiums compared to previous October in 2015. Now this figure looks to continue into 2017. Depressing stuff? Well, rising car insurance premiums probably will be depressing to the average motorist. Yes, the current Bank of England interest rates are quite low…

201701.11
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6 Interesting Facts About Personal Injury Lawyers

It’s not easy deciding to make a claim for an injury. However, the following tips may help you decide or at the least tell you something you didn’t know about personal injury lawyers: We’ve compiled 6 tips about claiming compensation for injuries. PHC Law and its team of personal injury specialists help people claim for…

201701.09
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NHS Doubles its Clinical Negligence Claim Fund

The National Audit Office will investigate why the NHS has doubled its compensation fund on tackling clinical negligence claims. The NAO will probe why the NHS in 2015 set aside £56 billion to fund compensation claims.* The fund was almost double what it set aside in 2014 – is this a worrying spending trend, unsurprising…