Claimant law firms could be forced to rethink their business models after the Government saw off a challenge to reform its forthcoming overhaul of the low-value claims system – changes that could cost personal injury (PI) lawyers an estimated £200m a year. The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Motor Accident Solicitors Society last Friday (1 March) failed in a High Court challenge to the Ministry of Justice's (MoJ) plans to cut fixed fees for claims processed via the Road Traffic Accident (RTA) Portal from £1,200 to £500.
Claimant law firms could be forced to rethink their business models after the Government saw off a challenge to its forthcoming overhaul of the low-value claims system – changes that could cost personal...
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