The Next Step - Simmons v Castle: does it simplify damages for tort? New Law Journal
Does Simmons v Castle bring simplicity and clarity to damages for tort, asks Kate Parker in the New Law Journal, September 2012
Article In Brief
The decision in Simmons v Castle implements Sir Rupert Jackson’s recommendation for a 10% increase in General Damages. However it also throws up interesting questions about the interrelationship with recoverable success fees and Part 36 offers.