Personal Injury: Compensation

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 27th June 2018.

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Photo of Royston Smith Royston Smith Conservative, Southampton, Itchen

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment his Department has made of the effect of increasing the small claims track from £1,000 to £5,000 for soft tissue injury on claimants' access to justice.

Photo of Rory Stewart Rory Stewart The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

A full legislative stage impact assessment including analysis of the impacts of increasing the small claims track from £1,000 to £5,000 for all road traffic accident personal injury claims has been published on the Parliamentary website and can be downloaded here: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/bills/lbill/2017-2019/0090/civil-liability-IA3.pdf.

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