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“An offer you can’t refuse!”

“An offer you can’t refuse!”

THE IMPORTANCE OF CLAIMANT PART 36 OFFERS Broadhurst & Anor v Tan & Anor (see our Case law page for the full judgment) Summary This is a case which confirms that in cases which proceed under a fixed costs scheme, where the Claimant succeeds in beating its own Part 36 offer, its costs are not […]

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The “Compensation Culture” – At a Glance

The “Compensation Culture” – At a Glance

The 1990s: This decade saw: 1. The effective demise of civil legal aid for personal injury claims. 2. The birth of “No win – no fee” Agreements. 3. Referral fees become the norm. 4. Extensive advertising. 5. The increase in the number of personal injury claims. 6. The increase in costs being incurred in the […]

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