BSC welcomes proposals to slash legal costs in personal injury claims
23 January 2013
The long-awaited outcome of Lord Justice Jackson's review of civil litigation costs in England and Wales has been broadly welcomed by the British Safety Council. A number of recommendations, if implemented, could have
Other proposals, for example the banning of the payment of referral fees to claims farmers, could have an important part to play in providing public assurance that society has not gone compensation crazy.
Implementation of the review recommendations will mean that the majority of personal injury claims arising from work-related accidents or ill-health will be subject to fixed costs.