Legal experts call for transparency following revised Simmons judgment

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Concerns over a lack of detail surrounding the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act, scheduled for introduction in April, were expressed by prominent industry solicitors in July. However, the issue has once again reared its head following last week's Appeal Court rethink on the introduction of a 10% uplift in general damages. The Association of British Insurers' written submission proved persuasive enough to trigger a legal rethink, meaning claimants that have entered a con