What are the new personal injury reforms in the Civil Liability Bill?

The big news in the personal injury world this week has been the introduction in Parliament of the Civil Liability Bill which contains reforms of whiplash claims and changes to the way the discount rate...

Is a medical expert truly independent?

In order to value a client’s injury claim it is not sufficient just to tell the other side the nature of the injuries and expect the parties to come to an accurate valuation. I will...

I’ve been injured while cycling – what should I do next? (Vehicle Registration)

If you have sustained a personal injury in a cycling accident involving a vehicle it’s very important to gather it's registration number.

Why do claims take such a long time?

Why do claims take such a long time? This is a question that clients, contacts and friends ask me all the time. It’s not an easy question to answer. In short, there are two reasons:...

Take photos after a car accident

If you’re involved in a car accident, even a minor one, it can be a very distressing situation. It can also be quite difficult to think clearly and collect all the information you might need....

Interview with Mike Greenstein, partner at Goodge Law

Mike Greenstein, partner in Goodge Law and a specialist in personal injury gives some insights into his job At the beginning of my career I spent some time doing personal injury work and really enjoyed...

Proposed changes to the no win-no fee agreement

The Government is concerned about the perceived increase in the compensation culture and doesn’t want us to become like the States. However, statistics show that we don’t have a compensation culture – just the perception...

No Win-No Fee agreements in Personal Injury Claims

In the UK, a Conditional Fee Agreement describes the agreement made between a law firm and their clients where the law firm acts on behalf of the client and is only paid if the outcome...