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Our Personal Injury Solicitor, Kerry Hudson, discusses the first remote trial via Skype and how to prepare for a remote trial hearing.
Many Claimants may be worried about how a Personal Injury claim may be progressed with the reduction of services the courts and tribunals may be able to offer due to the pandemic. However, the Courts are adapting, and seem to be adapting well.
This week the Personal Injury department saw their first remote trial proceed through Skype which we are pleased to say was a success, both regarding the remote hearing itself and a win at trial.
There were a few things, however, we thought it would be useful to highlight when preparing for a remote hearing: –
As we adjust to the new way of dealing with litigation and the court adapting as must we, it is encouraging to know that important matters such as trial dates can still take place.
If you have a Personal Injury claim and would like to discuss it with one of our specialists, Kerry Hudson, Solicitor, or Hiba Mahmood, Personal Injury Executive, would be pleased to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.