The Ministry of Justice Reforms, which have resulted in changes to the Civil Procedure Rules, are now in effect.
These are fundamental changes aimed predominantly at reducing the cost of personal injury litigation on EL and PL claims with a value up to £25,000. These cost savings will be facilitated by
the extension of the online claims portal which has been used for low value motor injury claims since April 2010.
New claims reporting deadlines
The changes impose much stricter timescales for the investigation and handling of EL and PL personal
injury claims, therefore we will now need:
- The Claims Notification Form must be sent to us the same day it is received by the client
- Further supporting documentation must be sent to us within the following 5 days