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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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Personal Independence Payment rolls out

Personal Independence Payments (PIP) replaces DLA for working-age claimants. The new benefit will be more difficult to qualify for and will include a new face-to-face assessment and regular reviews to assess continuing entitlement. The re-assessment of existing claimants started on 28 October 2013 with a phased geographical introduction in Wales, East Midlands, West Midlands and East […]

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Personal Injury Newsletter – Winter 2013

Welcome to Nestor’s Personal Injury Newsletter, Winter 2013 In this issue, we launch our Personal Independence Payment fact sheet and guide to the implementation of this new benefit programme as Personal Independence Payment rolls out. We also look at how judges are defining the responsibilities of Attorneys and Deputies under the LPA in “Attorney and Deputy Beware”! […]

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Personal Injury Newsletter – Summer 2013

Welcome to Nestor’s Personal Injury Newsletter, Summer 2013 In this edition, we explore the variables of setting investment strategies for lump sum awards in “Managing Damages Awards Post Settlement”. Our State Benefits expert summarises the Government’s new Personal Independence Payment – an essential update for personal injury lawyers. Sam Hall of JMW Solicitors, Manchester explains how best […]

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