The implications of further Jackson reforms

In 2009, in response to spiralling litigation costs for personal injury claims, Lord Jackson released a report with suggestions for making civil litigation cheaper and more efficient.

The Government implemented these suggestions - known as the Jackson reforms - in April 2013 through the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO). The reforms significantly altered the way that personal injury claims are administered, and represented the biggest overhaul to personal injury law in more than a decade.

Fast forward less than five years and Lord Jackson is undertaking a further review, primarily tasked with examining fixed recoverable costs. So, what do brokers and customers need to know about the review and its potential implications?

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