February 2013

Increase in small claims limit

From 01-04-13 the any claim for financial losses up to £10,000 will be dealt with in the small claims track.

This means that the parties to the claim are encouraged to represent themselves and the liability for each others legal costs if they lose is strictly limited or non-existent.

This does not affect claims involving an element of personal injury worth over £1,000 but would catch a claim for vehicle repairs if your car was damaged in an accident or by a garage and you were no injured.
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