A clearer way forward for medical reporting and whiplash reforms?

Yesterday the Ministry of Justice published results of its consultation, which ran for a month in April/May, on medical reporting within the package of whiplash and small claims track reforms due to be implemented in April next year for road traffic cases. This latest document sets out the government’s policy choices but is, as seems par for the course in this area, very light on detail.

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FCA & CMCs – regulator calls on CMCs to improve advertising behaviours

On Friday 23 August the FCA issued a fairly sharply-worded press release entitled ‘Claims Management Companies must raise advertising standards’, which begins with a summary of the rules which the regulator will apply when considering advertising material used by CMCs.

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