The Compensation Act 2006 (c 29) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, The Compensation Act 2006 came into force on 25 July 2006 making it easier for people suffering from mesothelioma to receive full compensation for their injuries. The Act does not seek to change the law, it does however address the current disproportionate fear of litigation and consequent risk-averse behavior by some sports organizers.
The purpose of this Compensation Act 2006 is to impose a form of regulation on claims companies generally. The Compensation Act 2006 brought in specific changes to the law of liability and damages in negligence and breach of statutory duty. Further it is introduced a scheme of regulation for claims management companies.
Consumers and legal professionals can check if a company is authorised by calling the inquiry number on 0845 450 6858.
There are full official explanatory notes to the Compensation Act 2006 on the Parliament website.