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ARBITRATION: Settling personal injury and clinical negligence claims

24 April 2015  

With court fees going up more than 500% the time has come for insurers, the NHSLA, the MIB and personal injury firms to use arbitration to settle personal injury and clinical negligence claims, suggests Andrew Ritchie

Many shipping, building and commercial disputes are resolved by arbitration. So why is arbitration not used to resolve personal injury and clinical negligence claims in England and Wales? In the United States of America many PI cases are resolved by arbitration.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Mitchell v News Group Newspapers Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1537

    Denton v TH White Ltd and another, Decadent Vapours Ltd v Bevan and others and Utilise [2014] EWCA Civ 906

    TDS Ltd v Davies and another [2014] EWCA Civ 906