Court of Appeal confirms 10% damages uplift in civil litigation cases for next year
The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment which will lead to a 10% increase in general damages in most civil litigation cases from 1 April next year. The changes, which form part of the measures recommended by Lord Justice Jackson in 2010, are intended to create a balanced package of measures in conjunction with the Government’s Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.
The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment which will lead to a 10% increase in general damages in most civil litigation cases from 1 April next year.
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