PPI Claims

What’s the process for reporting workplace injuries and how can you claim damages?

by Lauren January 7, 2014 Accident Claims

Every day when you go to work, there is a risk that you could get injured. Obviously, some jobs carry considerably higher risks than others, with many only being minimal. However, if you do have an accident or injury at work, there is a process that you need to follow. Health and safety The government […]

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Rogue claim management firms to face tougher fines

by Harvey Harding November 28, 2013 Accident Claims

Firms which make unsolicited calls about personal injury and mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) claims will face large fines under new laws. Tough new rules are being introduced by the government to crack down on rogue firms responsible for bombarding the public with misleading advertising and flooding banks with unsubstantiated claims for compensation. To ensure […]

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PPI Scandal: The Positive and the Negative

by Lilly June 29, 2013 PPI Claims

Beginning in the late 1990’s, Payment Protection Insurance or PPI’ policies were sold along with mortgages, loans and credit cards, in order to pay off the amount owed if a borrower ever became sick or lost their job. And while in theory, PPI is a smart investment, a widespread scandal regarding the mis-selling of PPI […]

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One fifth of personal injury firms in north-west of England considering closure!

by EdwardHandsandLewis April 25, 2013 Law

  According to a survey conducted by Liverpool firm O’Connor’s, a fifth of personal injury firms in the north-west of England are considering closure. An estimated 100,000 jobs could be lost over the coming year as a result. It is the smaller firms that will be most affected as larger firms have more resources available […]

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PPI issues in Ireland

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ October 11, 2012 PPI Claims

Guest blog post regarding PPI claims investigations in Ireland. The Central Bank of Ireland has issued an update on its on-going investigation into the sale of PPI policies. This reveals that, at the request of the Central Bank, six banks – the Bank of Ireland, Allied Irish Banks, EBS, GE Money, Ulster Bank and Permanent […]

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Black Mark for Banks – Gold Star for Red Star

by jamiek September 11, 2012 PPI Claims

There are billions of pounds out there waiting to be handed over and Red Star Financial Management is here to help you get your hands on it. British banks have been hammered for holding on to compensation they have set aside for the payment protection insurance (PPI) scandal. And claim handlers like Red Star have […]

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Ombudsman releases latest PPI complaints data

by GuestBlogger September 11, 2012 PPI Claims

The Financial Ombudsman Service has released its latest set of six-monthly complaints data relating to individual financial businesses – including banks, insurance companies and investment firms. Over the period, the ombudsman service received 135,170 new complaints – up 27% on the previous six months. Around 91% of the cases came from 169 financial businesses (out […]

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How PPI claims companies in the UK can help you fight the banks

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ September 4, 2012 PPI Claims

The following is a guest post outlining the benefits of PPI claims companies and how they can help you fight UK banks for mis-sold PPI money you are entitled to recover. Payment protection insurance (‘PPI’) claims companies in the UK may have been subject to some abuse in the past few years, not least because […]

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Financial Services Authority Focuses on Handling of PPI Claims

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ August 2, 2012 PPI Claims

The following is a guest blog post regarding the FSA‘s focus on the handling of PPI claims in the UK. There have been guidance consultation notes released by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in March 2012. The report indicates that there needs to be further investigation into the ‘root causes’ of complaints of PPI claimants. […]

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The Competition Commission Findings on Mis-Sold PPI

by Five Fantastic Lawyers™ August 1, 2012 PPI Claims

There was a Provisional Findings report of a market investigation in to payment protection insurance by the competition commission published on the 5th June of 2008, which although overdue, resulted in some great changes to our PPI sales system in the UK. There are now less and less opportunities or poor operating procedures, which cause […]

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