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
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