Spring 2013

Spring 2013: The Cost of Sub-Standard Medical Reports -Gile Eyre

 

Cost Budgeting: The Storm Before the Calm – Jeremy Ford

Since the dawn of the CPR it has been a requirement of parties to assess the likely value and complexity of each claim and plan the necessary work; the appropriate level of person to carry out the work; the overall time that would be necessary; and the appropriate spend on various stages in bringing the action to trial. Further, courts have required parties to file estimates of costs “already incurred and likely to be incurred” with completed allocation questionnaires and often for case management conferences, so that such estimates can be taken into account as the case was being managed…

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Jackson Tour – Paul Kay

R Costings Law Costs Draftsman Paul Kay has been in much demand as he offered practical information and advice to colleagues and clients alike, during the months leading up to “J-Day”. He kicked off his ‘Jackson Tour’ by attending the offices of many of our solicitor clients across the country giving a presentation outlining the key elements of the ‘Jackson Era’ reforms, providing detailed practical advice on how to ensure that practitioners are well prepared for the changes and, perhaps most significantly, for the forthcoming Costs Budgeting regime…

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The Cost of Sub-Standard Medical Reports – Giles Eyre

The Jackson reforms are upon us. Extended tracks, fixed fees and non-recoverability of success fees will force a close consideration of the costs incurred in presenting an injury claim and how most efficiently to put the claim together. The medical report is essential for a successful recovery, or effectively to defend a claim, and important parts of any case will be built on the foundations of the medical opinion…

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Jackson: The Myths Demolished – Paul Reason & Dominic Regan

Tosh, The word is apt to describe some of the nonsensical and erroneous ideas doing the rounds. Our aim to paint as accurate a picture as possible of how the litigation world will change this year…

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