Category: Litigation

Changes to English court rules take a bite out of “loser-pays” costs scheme for personal injury cases

Rod Freeman, Jamie Humphreys, Corinne Robinson and Anushi Amin

The rules governing liability for legal costs in death and personal injury cases in UK courts, are being changed to increase the amount of costs that defendants can recover from unsuccessful claimants. New rules impacting cost recovery will apply for claims issued on or after today’s date, 6 April 2023.