Medical and Personal Injury
The claimants wanting a speedy resolution are met with defendants who want every dispute properly investigated.
The protocol periods before proceedings are likely to increase from 3 to 4 months and yet too few disputes are sorted out early enough.
Delay and cost become very big issues – the one encourages the other.
Early use of either mediation or joint settlement meetings is another recommendation in the Jackson Report of 1/10 at 18-23.
ANM mediators specialising in clinical negligence and personal injury come from both medical and legal backgrounds.