What do latest signals from Jackson and Briggs on fixed costs and the Online Court mean for insurers?
While news of the government’s appetite for change in these areas continues to be awaited, this week’s latest pointers from these two reforming Court of Appeal judges suggest that a more conservative…Read more
Two defendants represented by DWF in a noise induced hearing loss claim have successfully appealed against a decision to extend time under section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980. The deputy district…Read more
Government intention to follow through on reforms still in place while APIL conference responds to the threat
Over the last two days in Birmingham the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has been having their annual conference. It is worth having a look at what came out of it not only as a keynote address…Read more
Jackson reiterates that proportionality and costs are just as relevant to the MOJ Portal and Small Claims Track
A credit hire claim brought in the Portal, should have been resolved by way of a Stage 3 hearing and not transferred to the Small Claims Track the Court of Appeal have ruled in an appeal before them…Read more
A Claimant who failed to provide a triage report, treatment notes or a discharge report, despite the insurer making frequent requests for them, had their claim for treatment dismissed. Whilst the…Read more