Blog Articles

  • What to do about unsolicited texts & calls promising compensation

    The personal injury compensation claims market in the United Kingdom is a regulated industry.  All providers of personal injury compensation services, whether they are claims management companies or firms of solicitors, must act in a compliant manner and adhere to the strict regulatory authority requirements governing their sector of the industry.  For claims management companies, … Continued

  • Reporting unregulated or illegal personal injury activities

    As a result of the Compensation Act 2006, the personal injury claims management industry became a regulated industry.  The industry regulator is now the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).  The biggest Compensation Act 2006 requirement of companies operating within the personal injury compensation sector, is that all businesses offering personal injury services are now required to … Continued

  • What is a fair compensation settlement amount?

    Claimants who embark on the process of making a claim for personal injury compensation are motivated to do so for many reasons. One of the things that makes Direct2Compensation so special in the process of people claiming injury compensation is that we can help people claim injury compensation with out needing to ask for any … Continued

  • It’s not unethical to claim compensation for personal injuries

    Someone who has suffered a personal injury in an accident that they were not at fault for, and could not have avoided, qualifies to attempt to seek some sort of redress for their pain, suffering and losses by way of making a claim for no win no fee personal injury compensation.  Unfortunately, a number of people … Continued

  • Does delaying your claim affect the outcome? A case study

    Currently, claim limitation restrictions allow 3 years from the date of an accident, or until the 21st birthday – whichever is longer – in which a claim must be brought.  But does delaying a claim lead to a lower chance of succeeding? All claimants need time to consider things before claiming compensation for their personal injury and … Continued

  • Personal injury compensation myths debunked

    In the late 1990s the then Labour government opened up claimant access to justice by enabling individuals to pursue no win no fee claims for personal injury compensation. Unfortunately since then, those fighting for the insurance sector interests and opposing the rights of the claimants have employed many tactics to cast doubt on the integrity of the industry … Continued

  • How the new Claims Portal affects your claim

    The much heralded changes introduced to the personal injury claims sector by the Government in 2013 (as a result of the LASPO Act of Parliament 2013) were supposed to rid the system of fraudulent claims and make the claims process fairer for all parties. Although, in our view, it reduced fairness from the system giving … Continued

  • Compliant personal injury claims following the Jackson Reforms

    Since 1st April 2013, the regulations governing the provision of any service relating to personal injury compensation have been tightened drastically. New rules and regulatory requirements forced claims management companies and solicitors to drastically change the way in which they worked. The Jackson Reforms The ‘Jackson Reforms’ bought about the LASPO Act 2012 to which … Continued

  • The importance of being honest

    If you are currently making, or about to start a claim for personal injury compensation, you may well have many questions to ask about the process of claiming compensation.  The what’s, the where’s and the why’s.  If you haven’t already done so, you can find the answers to many frequently asked questions here. Regardless of … Continued

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