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Fixed costs for civil cases worth up to £100,000 to be introduced

United Kingdom - November 4 2019 Following Sir Rupert Jackson’s recommendations for a reduction in civil litigation costs, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) announced its intention to…

RTAs in Europe after Brexit

European Union, United Kingdom - March 18 2019 What effect will Brexit have on those UK residents who are involved in a road traffic accident in an EU country? 2.5 million private vehicles travel…

Bereavement damages: the injustice of UK law

France, Germany, Greece, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom - November 1 2018 This year’s Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers Conference, which took place in Paris in September, highlighted the urgent need for a…

Fixed costs for illness claims

United Kingdom - September 28 2017 It was recently reported that there has been a 500% rise in gastric illness claims since 2013. However, in the same period, reported sickness levels…

Lord Jackson proposes fixed costs for claims of up to £250,000

United Kingdom - June 17 2016 Lord Justice Jackson, the architect of the present civil costs regime, is pushing ahead with the proposed fixed costs regime for all claims valued at…