New discount rate for personal injury claims announced

27th February 2017

This morning the Lord Chancellor announced a new discount rate for personal injury claims.

Ged Horton, a solicitor in our Serious Injury department commented on the changes: “We welcome the Lord Chancellor’s announcement on the new discount rate today, changing from 2.5% to -0.75%. Today’s decision reflects the reality of the tough financial climate faced by seriously injured Claimants’ who need to cautiously invest their damages for the rest of their lives.”

Read more here: http://bit.ly/2mlAOHR

Categories

Archives

Further Reading…

What breaks the Chain of Causation?

9th May 2017

A sad but interesting case was reported recently which provided a very up to date example of the principle of novus actus interveniens (a new intervening act) in action.

And the winner (hopefully) is…

17th March 2017

This week we were delighted to learn that we have been shortlisted for two separate awards, Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017 and Best…

Looking to make a claim?

Get in touch now to start your journey

03300 080 321

Call now for free advice
  • Top Ranked Leading Individual - Chambers UK 2016
  • The Sunday Times Top 100 - Best Companies To Work For 2016
  • The Lawyer UK200 - Listed Firm 2015
  • The Law Society - Clinical Negligence
  • The Legal 500 - Leading Firm 2015
  • The Investors In People Awards 2016 - Winner
  • Lexcel - Excellence in Legal Practice Management and Client Care
  • IIP - Investors in People
  • sia - Spinal Injuries Association
  • MASS - Motor Accident Solicitors Society
  • Apil - Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Headway - The Brain Injury Association
  • avma - Action Against Medical Accidents
  • Backup Trust - Transforming Lives After Spinal Cord Injury
  • Child Brain Injury Trust