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Press room topic: Discount rate

TitleDateTypeTopics
Government abandons full compensation for injured people23/10/2018Press releaseAccess to justice, Catastrophic injuries, Discount rate, Motor insurance premiums, Whiplash
RE: NHS bill for compensation reaches £100m in 24 hours - The Times (15 October)15/10/2018Letter to the pressCatastrophic injuries, Clinical negligence, Discount rate, NHS
Regional letter campaign - cold calls for personal injury must be banned25/09/2018Letter to the pressAccess to justice, Can the Spam!, Cold calling, Discount rate, Whiplash
Extra pressure on NHS if Civil Liability Bill goes ahead03/09/2018Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Clinical negligence, Discount rate, NHS
NHS Resolution annual report 2017/18: Reaction from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)13/07/2018StatementCatastrophic injuries, Clinical negligence, Discount rate, Right to redress
Civil Liability Bill debate on whiplash reform in the House of Lords - reaction from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)13/06/2018StatementAccess to justice, Discount rate, Whiplash
Reaction from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) to the Justice Select Committee report on increasing the small claims limit for personal injury (17 May 2018)17/05/2018StatementAccess to justice, Discount rate, Whiplash
Car insurance injury claims lowest this decade23/04/2018Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate, Motor insurance premiums, Whiplash
Government washes its hands of injured people20/03/2018Press releaseDiscount rate, Motor insurance premiums, Whiplash
APIL's response to the Justice Select Committee report 30/11/2017StatementCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate
Reaction to Government's response to consultation on setting the discount rate07/09/2017StatementDiscount rate
Insurers reap profits over personal injury discount rate18/07/2017Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate
RE: Daily Mail 'Crash payouts for UK drivers are 17 times higher than other nations'06/07/2017Letter to the pressCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate, Motor insurance premiums
Lawyers' leader lambasts 'hysterical' insurance industry17/05/2017Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate
Insurers should not be allowed to 'shirk' their responsibilities, lawyers warn11/05/2017Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate
Regional newspapers - Who is responsible for insurance?10/05/2017Letter to the pressDiscount rate, Motor insurance premiums
The Times RE: Cost of car insurance to increase by 8%21/04/2017Letter to the pressDiscount rate, Motor insurance premiums
Discount rate reduction from 2.5% to -0.75% for personal injury claims: Statement from the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL)27/02/2017StatementCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate
Pressure on the pricing of car insurance premiums and the imminent review of the discount rate03/02/2017StatementCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate, Motor insurance premiums
PI discount rate review imminent as insurers' bid to stall fails 20/01/2017Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate
Insurers attempt to deny full compensation to severely injured people 20/12/2016Press releaseDiscount rate
Lawyers force Lord Chancellor to act on personal injury compensation07/12/2016Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate
Government continues to drag heels on discount rate26/08/2014Press releaseCatastrophic injuries, Discount rate

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Lorraine Gwinnutt
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Lizzy Freeman
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