Compulsory Pre-Action Protocol for Scotland

Pre-litigation procedure for personal injury compensation claims is set to change in Scotland. A Compulsory Pre-Action Protocol is to be introduced for personal injury claims with a value of up to £25,000 for accidents occurring on or after the 28th November 2016. The protocol will not apply to clinical negligence, professional negligence or disease claims and will also not apply if the claimant is not represented by a solicitor during the stages of the Protocol. The aim of the Protocol … Continued