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Economists say Jackson reforms will cost ?70m a year

PUBLISHED November 23, 2011

The Jackson reforms of civil litigation will cost the taxpayer more than ?70m a year in employers? liability cases, according to a report prepared by economists.

The report, published by consultancy firm London Economics, states that much-vaunted savings in damages pay-outs and insurance premiums will be offset if the number of claims falls significantly.

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