Q&As

When taking over a claim from another firm of solicitors which started in the portal but subsequently fell out prior to taking over the claim, does a new claim notification form need to be submitted via the portal? Is that the correct procedure?

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Produced in partnership with David Peter of Devereux Chambers
Published on LexisPSL on 21/11/2017

The following PI & Clinical Negligence Q&A produced in partnership with David Peter of Devereux Chambers provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • When taking over a claim from another firm of solicitors which started in the portal but subsequently fell out prior to taking over the claim, does a new claim notification form need to be submitted via the portal? Is that the correct procedure?
  • The pre-action protocols for low value personal injury claims
  • ‘Portal’ claims
  • Starting a ‘portal claim’
  • Exiting the ‘portal’
  • No second CNF is permitted as claims cannot re-enter the ‘portal’

A second claim notification form (CNF) should not be submitted.

The pre-action protocols for low value personal injury claims

Most personal injury claims worth up to £25,000, in which general damages for pain suffering and loss of amenity are reasonably valued at over £1,000 will be subject to either Practice Notes: The Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents—30 April 2013 onwards or the The Pre-Action Prot

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