Warning of tens of thousands of UK jobs losses from personal injury legal reforms

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A report commissioned by Access to Justice has warned that 35,000 jobs in law and other specialist firms would be at risk if the government proceeds with plans to clamp down on personal injury claims. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched a consultation last November on proposals designed to reduce the number of whiplash claims and allow insurers to cut premiums. The government argued that the current number of whiplash claims is "unacceptably high" and savings would be passed on by insurers