Costs: Medical agency fees in fixed costs cases

Paul Jones highlights that there are still areas of dispute with fixed costs ‘The claimant’s case was that the reference to “the cost of obtaining” in CPR 45.29I(2) did not draw any distinction between the direct costs (the fee charged by the GP or hospital) and the indirect costs of an agent doing the work …
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Cases Referenced

  • Beardmore v Lancashire County Council (2019) unreported Liverpool County Court HHJ Wood 1 February
  • Crane v Canons Leisure Centre [2007] EWCA Civ 1352
  • Woollard & anor v Fowler [2005] EWHC 90051 (Costs)