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As a resident in England, can I file to sue injury

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As a resident in England, can I file to sue for personal injury through the Scottish courts. I wish to sue my employer, and they are a large UK (England) based company.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
What connection does Scotland have to the personal injury you suffered?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

My lawyer is based in Scotland, but the main reason is to avoid the new higher costs for filing cases as recently announced by the government in England.

Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
You can raise proceedings in Scotland only if the defending party has a base in Scotland or if the accident happened in Scotland.
If neither, the Scottish courts have no jurisdiction.
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