Personal Injury, Serious Injury & Clinical Negligence

Personal Injury Compensation Damages Rise By 10%

The anticipated increase to general damages has now been confirmed by The Court of Appeal in a judgment handed down yesterday. They confirm that general damages in personal injury and medical negligence cases will be increased by 10% after 1 April 2013. This ties in to the coming in to force of the LASPO provisions and will provide some cushion to Claimant’s who may have to pay a contribution towards their own costs under conditional fee agreements (success fees and insurance premiums).

The judgment is here:

More details here: