Followed by its counterparts in England and Wales, Victim Support Scotland admits it no longer represents people in Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority cases involving criminal injury compensation claims. The decision comes after Victim Support Scotland (VVS) was sued for £100,000 by an abuse survivor over the poor advice he received...
Up to 80% of financial claims management firms (CMCs) could disappear as regulation of the sector is stepped up, their trade body has warned. These claims management businesses take on applications for road traffic accidents, injuries in the workplace, medical negligence and of late, financial compensation - often for mis-sold...
Aviva has published its most notable claims from 2018 and some of which may well win the award for the UK's weirdest insurance claims. Last year Aviva paid out some fairly insurance claims for waxwork replicas of Justin Bieber and Ben Affleck to be repaired a thieving monkey...
An abuse victim was awarded over 20 times more in settlement from CICA with expert legal advice and in doing so, highlighting the flaws in the scheme that can deny abuse victims the compensation they are duly entitled to. The case in question concerns...