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In May 2007, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) published a set of proposals aimed at radically overhauling the UK's personal injury (PI) system. It aimed to introduce a raft of measures designed to speed up the process with the aim of cutting costs and improving access to justice for both claimants and defendants.
The MoJ recommended that fixed time limits should be introduced within which claimant lawyers would have to notify defendant insurers of the claim and set a timetable to allow the insurer to settle or dispute liability. Fixed fees should also be introduced, the MoJ said, to curtail spiralling costs.
A year on, the MoJ has failed to meet any of its own deadlines to publish the framework, leaving a raft of claimant and defendant lawyers uncertain of the future for PI claims.
In this Personal Injury Special Report, leading PI experts discuss how that uncertainty is affecting access to justice for claimants and defendants alike.