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Accident Law Change Leads to Less Compensation

THE TRUTH ABOUT 100% COMPENSATION Due to a law change that came into effect on the 1t of April 2013, you will no longer be able to keep as much of the compensation you are owed as the result of an injury. Follow the example case below to see how this could affect you. ROTTEN LUCK! A man is unloading a delivery from a lorry at work, when the wheel of a heavy, wrongly-stacked cage gets stuck and causes him to fall backwards. As a result he suffers multiple injuries and is not able to work for a significant period of time. INJURIES SUFFERED FRACTURED LEFT WRIST LOWER BACK PAIN LACERATION TO RIGHT ELBOW FRACTURED RIGHT WRIST COMPENSATION Although the total amount of compensation paid out could increase by 10%, the law change means you will have to pay a percentage of this back to your solicitor. BEFORE AFTER 1st April 2013 1st April 2013 Total compensation £7,500 Total compensation £8,250 +10% Client pays Client pays NOTHING! 25% or £2,063 Client gets 100% or £7,500 Client gets 75% or £6,187

Accident Law Change Leads to Less Compensation

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This infographic reveals the price people will pay, as solicitors can no longer recover their costs and offer 100% of the compensation gained from a successful case.


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