A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people
A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people

Press room

APIL deals with the media on a daily basis, commenting on a variety of issues from legal reform to health and safety. We also run an annual Injury Prevention Day in August, which is designed to alert people to potential hazards and how to prevent them.

The press team aims to answer your query or provide you with a comment as quickly as possible. If we are unable to help, we will tell you, and try to point you in the right direction.

What we do for the media...

  • Set up interviews with our members, both nationally and locally
  • Issue press releases and statements
  • Provide general comment
  • Arrange comment pieces
  • Provide background briefings

Latest from APIL

Reaction to Government’s response to ‘whiplash reform’ inquiry

  “Despite repeated assertions from the Government that the OIC is ‘working well’, there is still a clear divergence...

MP backs fight to help injured people

Hammersmith MP Andy Slaughter has joined forces with a national campaign group dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured people and bereaved...

Child sex abuse survivors kept waiting for justice

Survivors of child sexual abuse are still waiting to see the real change they were promised by the Government after one of the longest public...

“Essential” disbursements should be funded by the wrongdoer

Injured patients should not have to shoulder the costs of building their cases in the upcoming low-value fixed costs scheme, APIL has told the...

Call for crackdown to stop unsafe goods being sold online at Christmas

Tough new regulations are needed to protect consumers from unsafe goods bought online, a campaign group has said as the countdown to Black Friday and...

Film about the importance of PI law scoops top prize

A moving short film about how the law on personal injury is vital in helping victims to piece their lives back together has won a major industry...

Justice for victims of negligence needs putting on the political agenda

Voters are not happy with the way things are going. The latest poll from Ipsos shows that nearly 9 in 10 Britons believe Britain needs a fresh team...

Crime victims received six times more injury compensation at appeal

Victims of crime face being under-compensated for their injuries by tens of thousands of pounds if they do not challenge Criminal Injuries...

Changing how medical reports are handled will erode justice

Proposals to change the way medical reports are sourced and disclosed in road traffic injury claims would be a “backwards step” for the...

One thing majority of UK adults want the Government to do

Banning cold calls and spam texts about personal injury compensation claims is one thing most UK adults want the Government to do, latest research...

Head of Campaigns and Communications
Lorraine Gwinnutt
0115 943 5400
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Communications Manager
Jane Hartwell
0115 943 5416
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Press and Communications Officer
Julie Crouch
0115 943 5408
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Communications Assistant
Zach Wheelhouse Steel
0115 943 5431
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