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Hi, thanks for the question. I’m Chris and I’m a Solicitor in litigation matters. I will be happy to assist you and hope to provide a full response as quickly as possible.
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I have a few questions if you don’t mind, just so I can clarify your position. This will assist me in providing you with a comprehensive answer. Would this be in relation to a personal injury matter? Could you provide me some background? Many thanks.
Ok. What’s the background. How similar is it?
Well clearly done you homework and this caseis a good piece of law when it comes to general compensation matters. Going back to your original question, the judge will be considering a lump-sum based on precedent. They will have a look at previous cases where compensation has been provided and that level of compensation and they will compare the facts to the case in front of it. There is no definitive calculation but they will use their general judgement for a level of compensation. Naturally, in order to get compensation there has to be a liability i
Sorry it cut off. There has to be liability admitted or determined first and only then can compensation be considered.
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No problem. Many thanks.
As this is another question, could you please start a new question thread so it can be dealt with in the usual way. Many thanks.