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Legal Reforms

Liability Risk and Insurance

Legal Reforms

Government to go ahead with small claims limit increase

The government has said it still intends to change the small claims limit for personal injury claims to £5,000 for road traffic accidents (RTA) and £2,000 for other claims. David Lidington, appearing in front of the Justice Committee, said: “We think that the £2,000 limit for nonRTA claims will still make it perfectly possible for people to pursue, for example, industrial injury claims against employers. That is why we are proposing a different ceiling for RTA claims as against nonRTA personal injury claims.”

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