MASS in the Media

See also:

MASS in the Media – 2016
MASS in the Media – 2015
MASS in the Media – 2014


MASS in the media

November 2017

Outdated changes

MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield, in Modern Insurance Magazine, Issue 27, November 2017

 

 


October 2017

The above four articles refer to MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield’s, Conference Speech


August 2017
Association of District Judges Bulletin – August 2017
MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield, writes for the Association of District Judges Bulletin – August 2017


MASS in the MediaJuly 2017
The Law Commission – why aren’t we using it?

Fiona Scurlock (PI Solicitor at Gray Hooper Holt LLP and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the South East) in Modern Claims Magazine, Issue 26, July 2017

 


June 2017
Queen’s speech – Labour condemns whiplash plans
The personal injury sector faced familiar feelings of dread today as the government refused to pause on personal injury reforms. Measures proposed in today’s Queen’s speech are apparently identical to those in the Prisons and Courts Bill which ran out of time before the general election.
This article first appeared in the Law Society Gazette, 21st June 2017


June 2017
Queen’s Speech – Government to press ahead with PI reform and court modernisation
The government is to reintroduce its personal injury (PI) reforms, it was confirmed this morning in the Queen’s Speech, provoking fury among claimant lawyers.
This article first appeared in Legal Futures 21 June 2017


May 2017
MASS’ Simon Stanfield on the whiplash opportunity

MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield in Insurance Post, 23rd May 2017


May 2017
Right about the Discount Rate
MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield in Modern Claims Magazine, Issue 25, May 2017


April 2017
Association of District Judges Bulletin – April 2017
MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield, writes for the Association of District Judges Bulletin – April 2017


March 2017
Failed Objectives
MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield in Modern Claims Magazine, Issue 24, March 2017


February 2017
MoJ ‘firing in wrong direction’
MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield, reacts to the Transport Select Committee’ hearing
Article first appeared in the Solicitors Journal, 7th February 2017


January 2017
Consumers deserve to be protected from cold calling
MASS Chair, Simon Stanfield in Modern Claims Magazine, Issue 23, January 2017


January 2017
Government “cherrypicking misleading figures” to push PI reforms
Department for Transport (DfT) statistics show that the government is using “misleading” figures on the number of injuries caused road traffic accidents (RTAs) to push forward its persona injury reforms, undermining one of the key arguments for them, the Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) has claimed.
This article first appeared in Legal Futures, 17th January 2017


January 2017
MoJ accused of using RTA data ‘selectively’
MASS criticises Ministry for ignoring evidence to suit its policy agenda
This article first appeared in the Solicitors Journal, 16th January 2017


January 2017
MoJ cherry-picking DfT figures to push through small claims reforms, says MASS
The Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) has accused the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of cherry picking figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) to support its push to reform the small claims personal injury market.
This article first appeared in Claims Media, 16th January 2017


January 2017
Casualty figures undermine whiplash plans – lawyers
The Ministry of Justice is accused of ignoring 500,000 car crash victims in its whiplach crackdown
This article first appeared in Insurance Times, 16th January 2017


January 2017
Government forecast on impact of PI reforms “skewed against lawyers” say economists
The government’s own assessment of the impact of its planned personal injury reforms “makes the implicit assumption that solicitors, and the civil justice system as a whole, produce no benefits to society”, according to independent economists.
This article first appeared in Legal Futures, 9th January 2017


See also:

MASS in the Media – 2016
MASS in the Media – 2015
MASS in the Media – 2014


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