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Under the personal injury pre-action protocol, can the letter of claim just be sent to the other side’s insurer or must it be sent to both the defendant and the defendant’s insurer?

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Published on LexisPSL on 10/12/2018

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  • Under the personal injury pre-action protocol, can the letter of claim just be sent to the other side’s insurer or must it be sent to both the defendant and the defendant’s insurer?

A claim proceeds under the Pre-Action Protocol for Personal Injury Claims where, for example, the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents does not apply.

Paragraph 5.1 of the Pre-Action Protocol for Personal Injury Claims states:

‘Subject to paragraph 5.3 the claimant should send to the proposed defendant two copies of the Letter of Claim. One copy of the letter is for the defendant, the second for passing on to the insurers, as soon as possible, and, in any event, within 7 d

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