- County Court—medicolegal agency fees not recoverable under fixed costs (Powles v Hemmings)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
PI & Clinical Negligence analysis: A claimant in a low-value personal injury matter was not permitted to recover from the defendant the fee paid to an agency for obtaining a medicolegal report. The amount claimed was reduced to the cost of the report itself, with the fee paid to the agency being disallowed. Written by Alex Bagnall, technical manager at Total Legal Solutions.
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