Personal Injury Guidelines to be increased by 10% from April 2013-

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Hafezis Comments:  This is positive for all victims of personal injury claims as they will not receive the amount of compensation relative to the pain and suffering they sustained at the hands of negligent Defendants. However also on a positive we can still act for all our client’s making a personal injury claim on a no-win-no-fee basis, where they still …

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, …

An auction house and negligence law

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An auction house had not been negligent in appraising a gold chain, known as the Coleridge collar, as having been made in the late 17th Century, but it had advised the owner negligently about the price to sell it for on a private sale. The claimant (C) claimed damages for losses alleged to have been suffered as a result of …