Monthly Archives: February 2016
Originally posted on Civil Litigation Brief:
There has been major controversy recently about the proposed increase in probate fees. In particular there was some concern, expressed on twitter, that claimants could not afford to issue proceedings. There are a number of points that need to be considered, if there is a major increase in probate…
The Supreme Court gave judgment in Knauer -v- Ministry  UKSC 9 of Justice this morning. The court allowed the appeal. The multiplier in a fatal accident case now runs from the date of trial/assessment and not the date of death. This means that fatal accident awards will now be higher. There is a greater […]
The judgment in the Supreme Court case about multipliers is to be given on the 24th February 2016. The video of the arguments in the case can be seen here.