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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: 10 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months 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 10 months ago.
It's just a general question. I want to know basically how it works.
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months 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 10 months 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 10 months ago.

What kind of claim?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Medical negligence
Expert:  Clare replied 10 months 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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