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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 notice will be on Form N244, Form N244(CC) or PF244.
See Practice Note: Making an application.
The claimant's evidence must state:
the sum of money sought as an interim payment and the sum likely to be awarded at trial
the items or matters in respect of which the claimant wants the interim payment
the reasons why the conditions for interim payment have been satisfied together with any other relevant matters
details of special damages and past and future loss
in a claim under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976, details of the claim and the persons on whose behalf the claim is made
The claimant must exhibit any documents in support of the application and the medical report(s).
In a personal injury claim, where an application is not made by consent, and the application:
falls under the heads of damage set out in Schedule 2 to the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997 (SS(RB)A 1997), column 1 in respect of recoverable benefits received by the claimant set out in column
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