Indemnity Costs – the consequences of failing to negotiate

BRUMA v HASSAN & ANOR, QBD (Judge Curran QC) 16/01/2018

The defendants in this catastrophic RTA had done little to try to settle in circumstances where they had rejected a Part 36 offer.  Indemnity costs were awarded, with 4% above base being the appropriate rate of interest under CPR r.36.17(4)(c).

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