Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
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Letters to the press

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TitleDate
The Times - Paul Evans viewpoint ‘We all pay price of out of control compensation culture’12 Dec 2011
The Times - No-win, no-fee is disgraceful and something must be done17 Nov 2011
Daily Mail - NHS blunders kill 8,000 in 13 years10 Nov 2011
Daily Mail - £5,000 payout for falling out of bed27 Oct 2011
Cambridge News - Compensation culture blamed for council pay-outs of £100k14 Oct 2011
London Evening Standard - Greedy lawyers blamed as ‘cash for crash’ scams boom13 Oct 2011
The Times - Lawyers face fee cut in campaign to curb insurance costs rise 13 Oct 2011
Law Gazette online - Fixed fees to be 'renegotiated’ after referral ban3 Oct 2011
Daily Telegraph - Attorney General: cuts to legal aid will force people to represent themselves in court29 Sep 2011
NI regional newspapers - Sunbeds fixed penalty is not tough enough28 Sep 2011
The Guardian - Dowlers in plea to Cameron to protect legal aid26 Sep 2011
The Sun - The Brazilian that could cause cancer15 Sep 2011
The Times - Victory for drivers in insurance scandal15 Sep 2011
Daily Mail - Victory for drivers as ‘cash for crash’ racket is outlawed14 Sep 2011
Various local and national press - in respone to compensation culture press coverage7 Sep 2011
Tyrone Courier & Dungannon News - £250,000 for pupils injured in schools7 Sep 2011
The Times - High street stands in path of ambulance chasers5 Sep 2011
Belfast Telegraph - The £70,000 payout to young boy who caught his thumb in a door25 Aug 2011
Bristol Evening Post - 'Soft work' bias25 Aug 2011
Law Society Gazette - Claimants to pay half of RTA portal costs 19 Aug 2011
East Anglian Daily Times - School injuries costing £90,000 15 Aug 2011
Daily Telegraph - Health and safety in schools11 Aug 2011
Bolton News - Word on the Street: council claims21 Jul 2011
Daily Mirror - Danger for workers7 Jul 2011
The Times - Insurance ‘racket’ is exposed by Jack Straw 29 Jun 2011
Kidderminster Shuttle - Straw slams injury claims ‘racket’ 29 Jun 2011
Daily Express - Car insurance to rise by 30 per cent 21 Jun 2011
The Sunday Times - No-win, no-fee and no winners20 Jun 2011
Civil costs reform - regional newspapers15 Jun 2011
Daily Telegraph - MP’s anger at £11,000 payout for scalded pupil9 Jun 2011
Daily Express - Compensation culture in class31 May 2011
Newcastle Evening Chronicle - Claims culture is a real pain 23 May 2011
Daily Mirror - Spilt pud in crazy school compo claims 19 May 2011
North Wales Daily Post - Kids now hit by health 'n' safety 20 Apr 2011
Daily Express, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph - Car insurance soaring by £1,000 a year14 Apr 2011
Teeside Evening Gazette - Clarke set to curb compensation rush6 Apr 2011
Regional press - law on damages is out of date21 Mar 2011
East Anglian Daily Times - re: Driven to distraction14 Mar 2011
The Guardian - proposed HSE safety check cuts10 Mar 2011
Dundee Evening Telegraph - Claims from injured staff cost council over £285,0001 Mar 2011
The Sentinel - – This nauseating compensation culture should shame all of us 22 Feb 2011
Daily Mail - Why feeling tired all the time could mean there's a killer in your house15 Feb 2011
Oxford Mail - Snow laughing matter11 Feb 2011
Daily Express - ‘Damages culture is out of control thanks to legal aid’7 Feb 2011
Daily Telegraph - Re: Car insurance up by 34pc to pay whiplash cheats24 Jan 2011
National press - Landmark for privacy laws as ‘Mirror’ wins Campbell case 19 Jan 2011
Sunday Express - One teacher a month dying from asbestos 17 Jan 2011
Law Society Gazette - FOIL president: cut claimant lawyer fees4 Jan 2011
Daily Mirror - Cam 'compo sham'7 Jan 2011
Daily Express - Outrage as compo bill hits £27m4 Jan 2011

Head of Public Affairs
Lorraine Gwinnutt
0115 943 5400
lorraine.gwinnutt@apil.org.uk

Communications Manager
Jane Hartwell
0115 943 5416
jane.hartwell@apil.org.uk

Press & Communications Officer
Iman Anthony
0115 943 5431
iman.anthony@apil.org.uk