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Government launch consultation to cap legal costs in clinical negligence claims, but Harrogate Solicitor says it will result in limiting access to justice

The government is launching a consultation to reduce, what they say are, disproportionate legal fees for lower value clinical negligence claims. The Government proposes new cap to ensure legal costs for lower value clinical negligence cases are proportionate and fair Patients will be prioritised with a new streamlined process to secure faster resolutions Government says the proposals could save the NHS half a billion pounds over the next ten years A Harrogate solicitor has said that they see many claims against hospitals that are dragged out by the hospital, and that costs wouldn’t be what they become what they do Harrogate Informer…