April 2005
Lawyer;4/4/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 13, p64
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The article presents news related to the field of law in Great Britain. The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) in Great Britain conducted a survey to ask members of the public what they would do if proposals to raise the small claims limit from £1,000 to £5,000 are implemented. 64 per cent of respondents said they would not pursue a case without advice from a solicitor.


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