At the recent Modern Law Conference, ex solicitor turned MP, Justice Minister Helen Grant, urged her former colleagues to look on the bright side. Admitting reforms have been dramatic and painful she argued, “with change comes tremendous opportunity and many of you are looking seriously at alternative business structures to make the most of those opportunities.”<!–more–></p>
Meanwhile insurers and solicitors’ trade bodies continue to slug it out in the media ring. In one corner, the ABI claims raising the limit will make it simpler and quicker for genuine claimants to get fair compensation. Coming out fighting from the opposite corner, president of the Association of Professional Injury Lawyers launched a weighty counter-punch saying “such a move would be nothing short of a disaster for access to justice”. Little wonder @APIL tweeted “Great news…gives transport committee opportunity to influence”, referring to the House of Commons inquiry into whiplash, due to report in the autumn.
For us, it’s not about throwing punches. As a signatory to the MRO agreement we’ve worked hard to do our part to cut escalating costs. Our position is simple – we trust the medical experts and we passionately believe that early rehabilitation gets your clients on the road to recovery sooner, reducing case lengths and improving things for all concerned.
As the UK’s largest independent supplier of medical reports, we also understand that urging optimism is scant comfort for small practices struggling to retain their independence whilst adapting to regulatory reform. That’s why we’re offering a practical solution. So why not take advantage of it?
Make sure your practice is fighting fit with our free, half-day business and marketing advice session tailored to your needs. Simply click here to fill in the brief questionnaire.
Or you can contact group sales and marketing manager Dan Chesney directly on 0844 4129 368 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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