Proposal to cut injury claims faces probable delay

Proposal to cut injury claims faces probable delay
Retired judge Nicholas Kearns

New judicial guidelines are considered the most appropriate method of dealing with the issue of spiralling damages, as any form of legislative cap by politicians would amount to an unconstitutional intrusion on the functions of the judiciary

Proposals to slash exorbitant personal injury claims may be delayed until next year, after the establishment of the Judicial Council.

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