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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

Cambridge lawyer for injured patients elected to top national role


A Cambridge-based solicitor has vowed to speak up for patients who are harmed by avoidable failures in NHS care, in his new leading role at a...

Dads denied compensation if their children are killed


Thousands of dads are denied the same rights as mothers if their children die due to someone else’s negligence, campaigners are highlighting...

Richmond lawyer takes on top role with campaigning organisation


Richmond lawyer Matthew Tuff has taken on a top role with a national not-for-profit organisation which campaigns for the rights of injured victims of...

Access to justice at risk for victims of Welsh NHS failures


Victims of clinical negligence could face access to justice issues if changes to the NHS Putting Things Right (PTR) redress scheme in Wales go ahead,...

Claimant-insurer collaboration is key to the best outcomes for injured people


Claimant lawyers and defendants are rarely in agreement when it comes to the claims process it seems, but there is a mutual understanding of the...

Response to Daily Mail 'Scots' insurance bills 'to soar' in higher payouts plan'


The insurance industry must stop its persistent demonising of victims of negligence to suit its own agenda.   Compensation is not a...

Kim Harrison - president's speech


Good morning everyone and thank you so much to all of you who have joined APIL’s 2024 Annual General Meeting today to hear about the work that,...

Injured people are “victims of policy-making”, says new APIL president


APIL’s new president has vowed to “look outwards at the challenges” facing victims of negligence and the personal injury sector, in...

Collaboration is the key theme in new APIL rehabilitation guide


An injured person’s recovery must be “the primary goal for all”, says APIL’s chief executive as the association relaunches...

You’ve probably agreed to receive those annoying cold calls and texts


Brenda from Bristol went viral when, asked by the BBC for her reaction to Theresa May’s decision to call a snap general election in 2017,...

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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