Rules against settlement before medical report

Part of Civil Liability Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee am 11:15 am ar 11 Medi 2018.

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Photo of Bambos Charalambous Bambos Charalambous Llafur, Enfield, Southgate 11:15, 11 Medi 2018

Does the Minister accept that there has to be a hearing to settle children’s claims, and that infant settlements require representation? Children often sue their parents if there has been a road traffic accident that is no fault of their own. Will he consider exempting them from the scope of the Bill? They require solicitors, because there has to be a hearing for there to be a settlement.