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Simcoe v Jacuzzi UK Group Plc [2012] EWCA Civ 137

Posted In: Case Law
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Health and Safety
Issues covered: Agreements: Costs and Interest

This was, on the face of it, a simple industrial injury claim. An employee, who assembled shower cubicles, made a civil claim through no-win no-fee solicitors for repetitive strain injuries. The case settled at court and the employer agreed to pay damages of £12,750 and costs to be assessed or agreed. The costs were later agreed at almost £75k and the outstanding issue on appeal was at which date should interest apply on the costs? The issue of principle can be expressed in general terms as follows: where the court orders one party to pay the other party's

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This article is correct at 17/02/2012
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