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PI Practitioner, December 2017

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The Justice Secretary David Lidington recently confirmed that the small claims track limit for road traffic accident cases will rise to £5,000, and the limit for other personal injury cases will rise to £2,000, although he did not confirm when the rise would take place. Mr Lidington indicated that the rise in the limit was needed to tackle the problem of whiplash claims for small amounts which were leading to a rise in motor insurance premiums...

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