Risk Assessment

Two Stage Pre LASPO Success Fees In Clinical Negligence Cases

The Claimant’s solicitors appealed a decision of Master James (costs judge) to reduce their success fee in this high value clinical negligence claim from 80% to 50%.

15%

100% Success Fee Model In Low Value PI Claims Shut Down By Court Of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has upheld the decisions of District Judge Bellamy (first instance) and Soole J (on appeal) that a 100% success fee in a low value personal injury claim which was fixed without any reference to the actual risk involved amounted to a cost of “an unusual nature or amount” under CPR 46.9(3)(c).