When is an RTA not an RTA?
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, access to the Association of Costs Lawyer’s online Members’ Forum alone is arguably worth the price of ACL membership.
One of the favourite topics that keeps coming up is when is an RTA not an RTA for the purposes of the fixed success fee regime.
Endless fascinating examples keep getting thrown up but this is one of my favourites:
“I had a case where a poor old dear was casually sitting in her armchair reading when she was injured as a consequence of being blown across the room when a vehicle exploded in the road outside her home – and this was deemed to be an RTA, albeit one that occurred within the comfort of her own home!”