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The Next Step - Simmons v Castle: does it simplify damages for tort? New Law Journal

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.