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On 13 March 2015 Mr Justice Phillips handed down judgment in the cases of Dalton and Others v BT Plc on the preliminary issue as to whether NIHL/Tinnitus is to be treated as an injury or a disease for the purposes of calculating fixed success fees under the former part 45 of the Civil Procedure […]

Submissions concluded today before Mr Justice Phillips in Birmingham, on the point as to whether NIHL/tinnitus is a disease or injury for the purposes of fixed success fees under the former part 45 of the Civil Procedure Rules. Judgment was reserved and will be handed down at a later date. The judgment will be reported […]

There has been some dispute in whether noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a disease for the calculation of success fees in personal injury claims. On 16 October 2014 Mr Justice Phillips sitting in the High Court in Cardiff will hear arguments on these issues.