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CIVIL LIABILITY ACT 2002 - SECT 26
Offer of structured settlement--legal costs
26 Offer of structured settlement--legal costs
(1) Clause 5 of Schedule 1 to the Legal Profession Uniform Law Application
Act 2014 extends to an offer of compromise by way of a structured settlement
on a claim for personal injury damages.
(2) In that case, the court is to
have regard to the cost to the defendant of the proposed structured settlement
as compared to the lump sum payment of damages when determining whether a
reasonable offer of compromise has been made.
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