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Is this how the amount is decided in Court. Normally tell

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Is this how the amount is decided in Court.Normally tell the Solicitor what you wish to sue for,
and the Solicitor will tell you if you are entitled to that amount, or possibly more/less.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

I shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

Could you explain a little more about the background to your query please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's just a general question. I want to know basically how it works.
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

I see

In that case yes if you think you have a case then you can ask a solicitor for advice, and if they think you have a case then you can issue a Claim.

If it is defended then a Judge will eventually decide whether or not your case is valid.

I hope that this is of assistance - please ask if you need further details

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I was asking to see how the amount is decided in Court like how much the claimant should be awarded.Normally tell the Solicitor what you wish to sue for,
and the Solicitor will tell you if you are entitled to that amount, or possibly more/less. Is that how it works?
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

What kind of claim?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Medical negligence
Expert:  Clare replied 1 year ago.

In that case you take what evidence you have to the solicitor.

The solicitor will decide if there is a chance of a claim succeeding

If there is and a claim is issued then unless agreement is reached then it will be for the Judge to decide both whether the claim is valid AND how much the compensation should be

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