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Average indemnity costs are '£8,000 a year', claims think-tank report


The lawyer all you can eat buffet of compensation needs to be stopped for compensation claims. Like the criminal injuries compensation scheme - which is a no lawyer set up, we need to have a legal cost driven system dismantled. However we still should pay people who have had the wrong leg amputated etc given appropriately compensation - which they receive fully - as no cut taken for ambulance chasing lawyers who drag out proceedings to rack up fees. With set fees per issue - adjusted by a panel of independent medics/lay people to allow for special circumstances, this would be a fast and much improved and cost effective scheme and could be set up in months.

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07 Oct 2017

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