Swift v Carpenter: Change needed if costs formula 'no longer fits' purpose, says Personal Injuries Bar Association

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If the current formula for calculating serious injury accommodation costs is no longer fit for purpose then it should be improved, the Personal Injuries Bar Association's representative said on the third and final day of the Swift v Carpenter appeal.

Swift v Carpenter (2018) relates to a road traffic accident in October 2013 in which Swift sustained serious leg injuries leading to a below-knee amputation. Swift was awarded more than £4m in damages

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