Business Law

Medical agencies need formal regulation, says MedCo

Evidence of misrepresentation, dishonesty and fraud by medical agencies supplying solicitors with expert reports means the government should consider formally regulating them, MedCo has argued. The body that facilitates the sourcing of medical reports in whiplash cases worth up to £25,000 also warned the Ministry of Justice that there were limits on what it could […]

MPs hear lawyers roundly condemn ‘cost-saving’ court reforms


Experts from across the legal sector have denounced reforms of the court system, in the first evidence session of the Commons justice committee’s inquiry into court and tribunal reforms. Staff cuts, court closures and the push for digitalisation are crippling access to justice in many areas, the committee was repeatedly warned. The committee is currently holding an inquiry into […]