We have warned that clinical negligence victims will be the main casualties in government plans to save the NHS money, if adequate time is not taken to get the process of fixing costs right.
Ministry of Justice officials have confirmed that plans to increase the small claims limit for motoring claims will be implemented in April 2019.
Insurers are legally obliged to pay costs to claimant solicitors for initiating claims in the Road Traffic Accident (RTA) portal, the Law Society has submitted to the Supreme Court.
Controversial plans to reform whiplash litigation by raising the small claims limit for road traffic accidents to £5,000 are likely to be implemented in April next year, it has emerged.
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Exceptional ruling reflects the impact of ’deliberate and calculated’ decisions, says Mr Justice Warby.
Appellant says he should have been granted special dispensation as he was unrepresented.
The disclosure of relevant documents during the litigation process has been a longstanding and distinctive feature of English civil procedure. However, standard disclosure under the Civil Procedure Rules does not give rise to ‘perfect justice’.