High Court upholds decision to slash Success Fee from 75% to 30%

Rebecca Stevens DSA Director of Ontime

The High Court in Bright v Motor Insurers’ Bureau [2014] EWHC 1557 reinforced the decision by Costs Judge Master Rowley to reduce the Success Fee claimed by the Claimant from 75% to 30%. The case, which was brought by Irwin Mitchell, concerned a pedestrian who was left tetraplegic when a car reversed into her.

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