When a judge is asked to award an interim payment, should they be told about negotiations to settle?
When a judge is asked to award an interim payment, should they be told about negotiations to settle? In an article for PI Focus, Rob Hunter and Bethany Sanders of Leigh Day examine what led to the different outcomes in Fryer v London Transport Executive  11 WLUK 247 Times, December 4, 1982  C.L.Y and Handyside v Lowery (Newcastle upon Tyne District Registry, 2 April 2015, unreported), and consider whether there are grounds for treating different types of offers differently.
This article was first published in PI Focus, December 2021.
Rob Hunter is a highly regarded senior junior who has practised exclusively in personal injury and clinical negligence for more than a decade. He has experience of the full spectrum of serious injuries, especially brain, obstetric and the most severe orthopaedic injuries such as amputation. Fatal claims are also a particular area of expertise.Click here to read the full article Back to articles
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