PI and Clinical Negligence: High Court puts costs negotiators in jeopardy

March 2003
Lawyer;3/3/2003, p25
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a ruling by the British High Court which found that any agreement between a cost negotiator and the defendant insurer was illegal. Information is provided on how personal injury lawyers are claiming the ruling threatens the future of the cost negotiating industry and allege that it not legal under British law.


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