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In personal injury claims, where the award for damages falls under the £1,000 mark, does the claim fall out of the protocol and thus fixed costs cannot be claimed?

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Published on LexisPSL on 20/06/2017

The following PI & Clinical Negligence Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • In personal injury claims, where the award for damages falls under the £1,000 mark, does the claim fall out of the protocol and thus fixed costs cannot be claimed?
  • Pre-action protocols for low value claims (RTA or EL/PL)
  • RTA
  • EL/PL
  • Fixed Costs

Pre-action protocols for low value claims (RTA or EL/PL)

RTA

The protocol applies to all road traffic accident (RTA) claims:

  1. where the claim includes damages in respect of personal injury

  2. with a value between £1,000 and £25,000 where the accident occurred on or after 31 July 2013 or; £1,000–£10,000 where the accident occurred on or after 30 April 2010 and before 31 July 2013

  3. where the accident occurred in England or Wales

EL/PL

The protocol applies to claims:

  1. where ei

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