- Wednesday, 2 July 2014
A clause inserted at the last minute into the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill, requiring courts to dismiss personal injury claims in their entirety where claimants have been “fundamentally dishonest”, has divided peers.
Tags: APIL, dishonesty, personal injury, satellite litigation
Posted in General, News
- Wednesday, 14 May 2014
A circuit judge has ruled that a personal injury claimant who exaggerated the extent of his ongoing symptons should be denied the protection of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) on the grounds that the claim was “fundamentally dishonest”.
Tags: dishonesty, QOCS, qualified one-way costs-shifting
Posted in Costs, Jackson reforms, News