Archives: Personal injury

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PI claims – Pre-Action Protocol

June 2021 | Personal injury

We reported in our March 2021 edition (p31) on the ongoing saga of the whiplash reforms. Practitioners should note that the MR has approved an update to the Pre-Action Protocol for PI Claims Below the Small Claims Limit in RTAs. The amendments came into force on 12 May 2021. In other news, the 64-page users …

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Claimant – fundamental dishonesty

May 2021 | Personal injury

Rather like buses, it seems that one can wait a long time for cases relating to fundamental dishonesty, and then a number of them come along at the same time. We reported in our March 2021 edition (p29) on a case in which the HC found that although unreliable, evidence put forward by the claimant …

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Non-RTA limit – changing

May 2021 | Personal injury

We reported in our March 2021 edition (p31) on the whiplash reforms that will come into force on 31 May 2021 under which the small claims track limit for PI claims arising from an RTA will increase to £5,000. The government had intended to increase the small claims limit for non-RTA cases but has shelved …

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