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Government to announce result of discount rate review
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2016

The Government has announced that it will publish the result of its review into the discount rate for personal injury compensation by 31 January 2017


fraud watch - summer 2016
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 28 2016

Civil court fees increased from 21 March 2016. The fee for general applications with notice increased from £155 to £255 and the fee for applications


Reforming civil justice changing claims landscapes
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2015

Sir Rupert Jackson published his report on civil litigation costs five and a half years ago expressing concern at how high these were and at the


Keeping it local local authority legal update - summer 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2015

On 13 April 2015, section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 came into force. It places an obligation on courts to strike out personal


Fundamental dishonesty; new rules from 13 April 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2015

The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015. The Secretary of State has now set the dates of commencement for


Fraud watch Spring 2015
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 17 2015

Section 57 of the Act contains the much-awaited provision which places an obligation on judges to strike out a personal injury claim where there is a


Personal injury claims will be struck out for fundamental dishonesty
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 13 2015

The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2014 received royal assent yesterday 12 February 2015. Section 57 of the Act contains the much awaited provision


Fraud watch- Autumn 2014
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

Insurers are often reluctant to pursue a fraudster for recovery of costs on the basis that they ‘don’t want to throw good money after bad’, with the


House of Lords propose ban on offering inducements for personal injury claims
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2014

Following a late amendment to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill to provide for striking out claims where there is a finding of fundamental


Government announces further measures to crackdown on fraudulent claims
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 16 2014

The Government has announced further measures aimed at fighting fraudulent insurance claims. According to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the measures