Kearns surprised by Law Society statement

Kearns surprised by Law Society statement
Former High Court President Nicholas Kearns

The statement was issued by the solicitors’ representative body in reaction to findings made by the Personal Injuries Commission that whiplash payouts are among the highest in Europe

Former High Court President Nicholas Kearns has expressed surprise at the position adopted by the Law Society that “reducing personal injury awards will only benefit the insurance industry”.

The statement was issued by the solicitors’ representative body in reaction to findings made by the Personal Injuries Commission (PIC) that whiplash payouts are among the highest in Europe and on average 4.4 times greater than the sums awarded in Britain.

The society, which was represented on the...

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