Applying for an interim payment order in personal injury claims
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The following PI & Clinical Negligence practice note produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Applying for an interim payment order in personal injury claims
  • Timing and procedure
  • Timetable for application
  • Grounds for making an application
  • Claimant’s evidence
  • Compensation Recovery Unit
  • Further applications
  • Interim payments in low value RTA or EL/PL cases
  • Amount of interim payment
  • First limb
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Applying for an interim payment order in personal injury claims

Timing and procedure

A claimant can apply for an interim payment order after the end of the period for filing an acknowledgment of service.

See Practice Note: After a claim has been served—issues for the defendant.

Parties do not need to file or serve any evidence that has already been filed or served on the relevant party.

The application is made in accordance with CPR 23. Form N244 may be used.

The application notice must be supported by evidence. See ‘Claimant’s evidence’ below.

See also Practice Note: Making an application.

Timetable for application

Procedure for application:

At least 14 days before the hearing of the applicationThe claimant must file and serve on the respondent a copy of the application notice and supporting evidence: CPR 25.6(3)
At least seven days before the hearing of the applicationThe defendant must file and serve on every party to the application any written evidence they want to rely on: CPR 25.6(4)
At least three days before the hearing of the applicationThe claimant must file and serve on the defendant any written evidence in reply they want to rely on: CPR 25.6(5)

Grounds for making an application

For details of the grounds for applying for an interim payment which are set out in CPR 25.7(1), see Practice Note: Introduction to interim payments in personal injury claims.

Claimant’s evidence

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