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Why keeping a small claim limit to £1000 matters

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This week the Minister of Justice announced further changes to personal injury funding and your lawyers fees. It has agreed to keep the Small claim limit of £1000 for injury claim. This means that claims valued at 1000 -25000 for injury will be allocated to fast track. If as advocated by insurance companies it was increased to £5000 injury claim …

Personal Injury Litigation: The Winning Formula

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We inherited a personal injury claim from a Solicitors firm which was deemed to be without merit by two firms prior to us. We examined every piece of evidence together with the Client and on review, arranged a conference with Counsel. Our view, with which Counsel agreed, was that it is a case worth doing. We signed “no-win-no-fee” agreement with …

There was no reason for predictive costs to operate as a cap on what was properly recoverable under a CPR Pt 44 assessment.

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LETTS v ROYAL SUN ALLIANCE PLC (2012) ~ Sen Cts Costs Office (Mackay J, Senior Costs Judge Hurst, Colin Jaque) 03/04/2012  A costs officer had acted perfectly legitimately in assessing the costs of the successful claimant in a case involving a low velocity rear end shunt, even though the costs far exceeded the damages accepted under a Part 36 offer, …