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Fixed costs - more from the Court of Appeal on their use in pre-action disclosure applications as well as a forthcoming change to the rules around operation of the regime
Pre-action disclosure applications are commonplace in EL and PL claims, but for some time parties have disputed whether fixed recoverable costs ("FRC") or hourly rate costs should be recoverable in…Read more
A finding contributory negligence of one third has been made against a brain injured pedestrian who failed to use a nearby pedestrian crossing. The defendant had been negligent in failing to keep an…Read more
Until yesterday the most recent development in the Vnuk saga was the publication in June of the European Commission “Roadmap” which made suggestions for the possible adaptation of Motor Insurance…Read more
Having been formed in July this year to look at the spiralling cost of motor insurance in Ireland, the Cost of Insurance Working Group published their emerging recommendations on 21 November. The…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
In March, the MoJ announced that changes would be made to way that MedCo operates, following the MoJ’s Framework Review at the end of last year. Those proposals were intended to tackle the issues then…Read more