28th August - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: The government is ignoring the wasteful behaviour of defendant lawyers by fixating on claimant costs, according to the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). The Department of Health is set to formally consult in November on limiting costs for claims worth up to £250,000 and has asked for opinions on what the consultation should consist of. APIL said in its response that ministers should be seeking to enforce a ‘professional and efficient approach’ to dealing with incoming claims if they want to reduce costs and protect vulnerable patients. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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