The Damages (Jersey) Law 2019 received Privy Council Assent on 10 April and was registered by the Royal Court of Jersey today, 26th April 2019. The Law comes into force seven days after registration i.e. on 3rd May 2019.
For a summary of the New Act see our previous blog here.
In this blog post, Spencer Turner of 12 King’s Bench Walk considers the recent decision of Folkes (by his litigation friend Patrick Folkes) and Others v Generali Assurances  EWHC 801 (QB). Nichol J held that interim payments in foreign accident claims are governed by English procedural rules: however, the foreign law remains relevant to the substantive assessment of the quantum of the payment. The decision is available here. Continue reading “Interim Payments and Foreign Law”