AVOIDING UNDER SETTLEMENT 1: CLAIMS FOR LOSS OF EARNINGS (1)

Civil Litigation Brief

The curious thing about writing about avoiding under settlement is that there is very little material on the subject, particularly in the U.K.   There are now plenty of websites which offer to sue your previous lawyer if you are not happy with the damages you received. There is precious little material on how lawyers can protect themselves. This is a surprising state of affairs. The vast majority of cases settle. The last thing the legal system needs is a spate of “cannibalism” with lawyers being sued because they under settled an action. A positive system needs to be in place to avoid under settlement.

Here I look at the risks of under settling a claim for loss of earnings.  This, in itself, is such a large subject, that it merits several posts.

 UNDER SETTLING A CLAIM FOR LOSS OF EARNINGS

This is the first post on this subject.   Here…

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