Personal Injury Newsletter – Spring 2015

Welcome to Nestor’s Personal Injury Newsletter. In this issue, Alex Elphinston, Senior Associate, Anthony Collins Solicitors, discusses the relationship between religion and mental capacity. Kate Oliver, Chief Executive and Cost Law Specialist, The John M Hayes Partnership, takes us through the concept of “fundamental dishonesty”. We also take a look at our latest charity work […]

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10 Years the Wiser

2015 marks Nestor’s 10th anniversary. Andrew Sands reflects on the changes to damages awards in personal injury and clinical negligence cases over the past decade, and explains why advice from the right Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) can prevent the hard work of litigation from being undone. Nearly a decade has passed since personal injury and […]

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Spring 2015 – News Headlines

CPR Amendment for Infant Awards Following an APIL-led initiative, solicitors will now be able to recover the success fee and after-the-event insurance premium from infant awards after the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC) approved amended rules. During 2014, anecdotal evidence emerged from solicitors indicating that District Judges had an inconsistent approach as to whether to […]

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Personal Injury Newsletter – Winter 2014

Welcome to Nestor’s Personal Injury Newsletter, Summer 2014 In this issue, we explore the potential impact on Claimants of the Parliamentary Committee inquiry into Benefit Sanctions. There’s also a full report of the Nestor/Kings Chambers Brain Injury Conference 2014 including highlights from key speakers in medicine, law and finance. Guest speaker and Child Brain Injury […]

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Personal Injury Newsletter – Summer 2014

Welcome to Nestor’s Personal Injury Newsletter, Summer 2014 In this issue, we explain important changes to the Employment and Support Allowance that allows claimants to appeal against DWP decisions. In Helping The Heroes, there’s an overview of the challenges of ensuring that injured servicemen and women get access to expert financial advice to manage compensation […]

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