Damages in personal injury and defamation cases to rise by 10%

Credits: The Telegraph
By: Martin Beckford

‘Damages awarded in personal injury, nuisance and defamation cases will rise by 10 per cent from next year, the country’s most senior judges have announced.’

‘However public bodies that are often sued in civil courts, such as the NHS, will actually save money under the reforms as they will no longer have to pay the exorbitant costs of “no-win, no-fee” lawyers if they lose cases’

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