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PI Practitioner, February 2017

16/02/17. Each issue a particular topic is highlighted, citing some of the useful cases and other materials in that area. You can also receive these for free by registering for our PI Brief Update newsletter. Just select "Free Newsletter" from the menu at the top of this page and fill in your email address.

Credit hire at Stage 3

Does a claim which was started in the RTA Protocol cease to continue in the Portal when the claim for general damages is resolved and the only outstanding issue is credit hire? In Philips v Willis [2016] EWCA Civ 401, the parties had agreed the claims for general damages and physiotherapy charges at Stage 2. Credit hire remained in dispute, albeit the Defendant had not produced any rates evidence at Stage 2. The claim proceeded to Stage 3. At the outset of the hearing, the District Judge determined that the matter should proceed as a Part 7 claim and gave directions. The Circuit Judge refused to...

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