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Adam Thorpe, Solicitor and Manager of the Litigation Team at Winn Solicitors in Byker and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the North East.
As the Civil Liability Bill moved to the brink of royal assent this week, Adam wonders whether anyone has any idea of how claims will operate on a day to day basis for LIPs or practitioners post implementation?
Collaboration is the Key to Fighting Fraud – Not the Wholesale Removal of Legitimate Claimant Rights
Brian Castle, Partner at Digby Brown Solicitors and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for Scotland, looks at the Government’s proposed whiplash reforms and questions whether they are likely to lead to further eradicate fraudulent claims and suggests they could actually have the opposite effect.
MASS Vice Chair Paul Nicholls takes a cruise which leads him down memory lane!
MASS Training Co-ordinator, Elena Papantoni tells us it’s time to wake up and smell the coffee!
Fiona Scurlock is a PI Solicitor at Gray Hooper Holt LLP and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for the South East – and she is struggling to let go!
Paul Fretwell, Personal Injury Partner at George Ide LLP, asks “who should pay the price for prosthetics and remedial care?”
Rachel Green, Head of Fatal Claims for Lyons Davidson, looks the increasing use and benefits of dash cams and how they can play an important part in RTA claims.
Shelyna Mariscal, a Partner at Hansells in Norwich and MASS Regional Co-ordinator for East Anglia, recently suffered a whiplash injury. She recounts her own unsatisfactory ‘MedCo experience’!
Angela Fitzpatrick, Solicitor and MASS Central West Regional Co-ordinator considers the importance of rehabilitation following injury.
Matt Currie, Managing Partner for Motor Road Traffic Accident Claims at Irwin Mitchell and MASS Regional Co-ordinator – Central East