Eight out of 10 PI jobs at risk from whiplash reforms

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A Capital Economics report, commissioned by Access to Justice, said that eight out of 10 people directly employed in personal injury would be at risk of losing their jobs. In addition, personal injury activities support 40,000 jobs indirectly and adds £2.1bn to the economy. The author of the report, Capital Economics' Mark Pragnell, said: "When considering not only the lawyers but all the other jobs that are supported by this work, we estimate that up to 77,000 jobs are at risk, many in