Simmons v Castle: CA 10 Oct 2012

The court amended its earlier judgment as to the overall increase in the level of damages to be awarded in personal injury cases.
The system enacted in the 1999 Act remains in force in relation to litigation brought pursuant to conditional fee agreements made before April 2013


Igor Judge, Baron Judge LCJ, Lord Dyson MR, Sir Maurice Kay VP CA


[2013] Med LR 4, [2013] 1 WLR 1239, [2013] EMLR 4, [2013] PIQR P2, [2012] EWCA Civ 1288, [2013] 1 All ER 334, [2013] CP Rep 3, [2012] 6 Costs LR 1150




Courts and Legal Services Act 1990, Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012


England and Wales


See AlsoSimmons v Castle CA 26-Jul-2012
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CitedCoventry and Others v Lawrence and Another (No 2) SC 23-Jul-2014
Consequential judgment. Mr Coventry had been found liable in the principle judgment in nuisance to the appellant neighbours. The Court was now asked as to several matters arising. First, to what extent were the defendants’ landlords liable to the . .
CitedCoventry and Others v Lawrence and Another SC 22-Jul-2015
The appellants challenged the compatibility with the European Convention on Human Rights of the system for recovery of costs in civil litigation in England and Wales following the passing of the Access to Justice Act 1999. The parties had been . .
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Damages, Costs

Updated: 05 November 2022; Ref: scu.464783