21st December - Law News

1822nd Edition: LawNewsIndex is a UK based news & legal articles archive focusing on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Legislation, Legal Ethics, Human Rights & Social Justice issues.

Today's video story: Justin Trudeau interview on climate change, the economy and Canada's future.

Focus of the day story: More than half of claimant personal injury practices will be forced to shut down or look for alternative work if the government’s proposed whiplash reforms go ahead unopposed, a new survey has revealed. A survey of 71 firms was conducted by First4Lawyers in the wake of last month’s announcement that the Ministry of Justice is considering an increase in the small claims limit to £5,000 and a removal of general damages for ‘minor’ soft-tissue injury claims. Full story - Solicitors Journal

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