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Civil court system reform in Scotland: latest personal injury figures

At the end of March, the latest Scottish civil justice figures were published highlighting that the number of claims for damages for personal injuries being pursued through the sheriff courts is dropping, whereas the number raised in the Court of Session remains consistent. According to the figures, these claims accounted for 79% of the cases raised in the Court of Session in 2012-13 and there were 8,700 cases involving personal injury claims raised in total in Scotland last year.

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