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October 2019

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Home Sweet Home

Fiona Scurlock looks at the benefits of working from home to both staff and employers.

Fiona is a PI Solicitor at Gray Hooper Holt LLP, Redhill and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the South East.

MASS in the Media

Following our annual conference last week we have appeared in the press a number of times:

Claimant lobby vows action over ‘ridiculous’ portal tariff rates
The Law Society Gazette

Lawyers attack government’s FoI response on whiplash tariff
Legal Futures

Top motor accident solicitor slams ministers on whiplash
Insurance Post


NewsNewsSeptember 2019

MASS Conference 2019 & associated events – Programme available

You can find full details of dates/times/venue along with booking forms here.

You can view our Conference Programme here.


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Boris and Bikes

Our thanks to Diarmuid McKeown who deliberates on accidents involving bicycles – should cyclists have third party insurance?

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MASS in the Media

Protecting the accident victim

Excellent article in Modern Insurance Magazine Issue 39, by MASS Chair, Paul Nicholls

 


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Dangerous bad driving ruins lives

Tailgating, middle lane hogging, blinding with full-beam headlights, road rage – Paul Lewis tell us “Now’s the time to kick the habit”!

Paul is Partner, Personal Injury, Landlord & Tenant, Marketing and Business Development – Accident Management at George Ide LLP  in Chichester


July 2019

Letter from RH Lord Keen of Elie QC

MASS has received a reply from Lord Keen, who has responded to the points made in our letter of 12th June to the Lord Chancellor. Naturally we are very pleased that the Government have revisited the initial inclusion of minors and protected parties, and have ‘for now’ excluded these from the new process. We do however remain extremely concerned that there are still a lot of major issues that need to be resolved


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The Fatal Accidents Act 1976 – Insult to Fatal Injury

Craig Butler concludes that the law remains harsh and perhaps grossly unfair – and that a wholesale review of the FAA is long overdue.

Craig is an Associate at Wolferstans Solicitors in Plymouth and a Solicitor in their Serious Injury Team


13th June

Letter to Lord Chancellor on New RTA Claims Process

MASS publishes letter to the Lord Chancellor outlining our various concerns with the development of the new RTA claims process. You can read the full letter here.


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We are pleased announce that our ‘chosen charity’ for 2017/18 is Back Up

Back Up exists to transform the lives of everyone affected by spinal cord injury.

They deliver a range of services to build confidence and independence back into people’s lives, and offer a support network when it is needed most. Many of their volunteers and staff have been affected by spinal cord injury, so they have a strong understanding of the challenges an injury can pose. They support over 1,000 people a year – of all ages and injury levels – to lead the life they want.

Read more here …


2018

Important notice – telephone fraud

MASS is aware that members of the public are being telephoned by a company/individuals unknown to us who are fraudulently using our telephone number (0117 925 9604). Read more …


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