Civil Liability Act & Personal Injury - Goodge Law

What are the new personal injury reforms in the Civil Liability Act?

The Civil Liability Act contains reforms of whiplash claims and the way Personal Injury settlements are calculated.

What Is QOCS - Goodge Law

What is Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting – QOCS?

Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) was introduced for all personal injury claims from 1 April 2013. QOCS dictates that a successful defendant cannot recover his or her costs from the losing claimant, except in a...

Fundamental Dishonesty Explained, Goodge Law

What is fundamental dishonesty and how could it affect my claim?

Section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 states that if a court finds that the claimant is entitled to damages, but is satisfied that the claimant has been fundamentally dishonest, the court...