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November 2013

PiP claims gather momentum

This month we report on how the PiP implants scandal is unfolding, with a €6bn group action marching on in Europe. Back in the UK, there are further repercussions from PII renewal season and some advice for firms looking to sell up and move on…

UK personal injury news-in-brief

The Co-operative Legal Services experienced mixed fortunes this month. It will not be made part of the ‘root and branch’ review of the Co-op group triggered by allegations made against its former Chairman Paul Flowers. However The Law Society Gazette reported on 20th November how up to 60 roles at the firm are under threat after 2013 incomes were hit by difficult trading conditions.

Support grows for Premex +

Our complex injury service Premex + has experienced substantial growth in the past twelve months. Volumes have risen by almost three times their levels from November 2012, and the department is receiving instructions from just under 200 firms and rising.

Experts on point

A record number attended this year’s Expert Annual Conference in Birmingham, helping increase the knowledge and skills of our panel.