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Exploring cost protection for claimants (Howe v Motor Insurers’ Bureau)

Published on: 24 July 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Exploring cost protection for claimants (Howe v Motor Insurers’ Bureau)
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  • Briefly, what was the background to the appeal and what did the Court of Appeal decide?
  • To what extent does the judgment clarify the law in this area, especially in relation to the QOCS regime?
  • What are the practical and wider implications of the Court of Appeal’s judgment? Could this pave the way for other cases?
  • What are the takeaway points for practitioners and what should they be mindful of when advising in this area?
  • How does this case fit in with other developments in this area of law? Do you have any predictions for future developments?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: Discussing the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Howe v Motor Insurers’ Bureau, Benjamin Williams QC at 4 New Square Chambers questions whether the court’s approach to set-off is consistent with Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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