Insurance Age

Insurers have won an important battle ..

Insurers have won an important battle on success fees in issued cases. Handing down judgment in Atack vs Lee and Ellerton vs Harris, two road traffic accidents (RTA) heard together, the Court of Appeal, led by Lord Justice Brooke, also took the opportunity to clarify what should happen in the many thousands of cases where success fees are still to be decided. Andrew Parker, head of strategic litigation, Beachcroft Wansbroughs, who acted for defendants in both appeals said: "The Court of Appe