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CJC proposals for fixed costs and improved claims handling for NIHL claims may link into new MoJ consultation on process reform
It was July 2015 when the Ministry of Justice asked the Civil Justice Council (CJC) to look into the increasing numbers and cost of NIHL claims. In September, the CJC published its long awaited report…Read more
Latest statements from the Ministry of Justice suggest maintenance of commitments to whiplash and discount rate reform, while action on extension of fixed costs also looks likely
Various recent developments including from earlier today are worth looking at together as part of an ongoing assessment of the likely future direction of reform affecting the way in which claims dealt…Read more
Jackson's new report signifies likely move towards extended use of fixed costs into claims worth up to £100,000
The most recent task within the current reform programme affecting civil justice, assigned again to Lord Justice Jackson, was one on which he was due to report at the end of July, and that report has…Read more
In recent days, the Court of Appeal has given two judgments that concern the operation of the fixed recoverable costs (“FRC”) regime that are significant in their own right and of importance to…Read more
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
Latest challenge to fixed costs advantages from the Court of Appeal may suggest better options are available
The issue of an extension of the current fixed costs regime is on the cards. It is in that light that what anyway may have been an important decision this week from the Court of Appeal as to how one…Read more
If the signs are being read accurately, two and a half years after most of Lord Justice Jackson’s recommendations were introduced through LASPO, we may now be moving towards the introduction of an…Read more
Latest Department of Health proposals suggest claims of higher value are moving closer to having claimant costs fixed
Insurers are rightly interested in the potential for extending the remit of the existing fixed costs regime in order to be able to exercise greater control over exposure to claimants’ costs. In the…Read more