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Judicial Council adopts Personal Injuries Guidelines

March 2021
Martin Browne and Christian Carlyle

Marking the culmination of a lengthy process – and in the most significant development in the area of the quantification of damages in personal injuries claims since the publication of the original Book of Quantum in 2004 – the Judicial Council met on 6 March 2021 and by majority formally adopted the ‘Personal Injuries Guidelines’ (the “Guidelines”) as prepared by the Personal Injuries Guidelines Committee.

In this article, Martin Browne and Christian Carlyle explain the importance of these new guidelines, and how it will impact Personal Injury claims going forward.

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