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The protocol applies to all road traffic accident (RTA) claims:
where the claim includes damages in respect of personal injury; and
with a value between £1,000 and £25,000 where the accident occurred on or after 31 July 2013 or; £10,000 where the accident occurred on or after 30 April 2010 and before 31 July 2013; and
where the accident occurred in England or Wales
The only costs allowed are:
fixed costs; and
if the case settles after the Court Proceedings Pack has been sent to the defendant but before Stage 3 proceedings are issue and the case settles for more than the defendant’s Protocol offer then the fixed costs recovered by the claimant will include an amount equivalent to the Stage 3 Type A fixed costs
The fixed costs allowed under the RTA protocol are:
It is worth noting that on 1 October 2020 the words ‘but not more than £25,000’ were removed
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