Why ten per cent? Tenth Lecture in the Implementation Programme – Speech by Lord Justice Jackson

Posted March 1st, 2012 in costs, damages, fees, personal injuries, speeches by tracey

“1.1 Recommendation ten. In paragraph 5.3 of chapter 10 of the Costs Review Final Report (‘FR’) I recommended that in personal injuries litigation the level of general damages for pain suffering and loss of amenity be increased by 10%. In paragraph 5.6 I recommended that general damages for nuisance, defamation and any other tort which causes suffering to individuals be increased by 10%. This recommendation is one out of a hundred and nine recommendations in the FR, all of which are collected on pages 463-471. It is recommendation ten in the list.”

Full speech

Judiciary of England and Wales, 29th February 2012

Source: www.judiciary.gov.uk