A court in the United States has ordered pharmaceutical and cosmetics firm, Johnson & Johnson to pay more than $4.7 billion (£3.6 billion) to 22 women who said they have developed ovarian cancer after using its talcum powder. Six of the...
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This personal injury glossary provides explanations in plain English of a number of technical terms you may encounter in the process of pursuing a personal injury claim.
Mediator - An independent party who assists in negotiation of settlement.
Motor insurance bureau - A company established to compensate the victims of negligent uninsured and untraceable motorists.
Multi-track - How a matter is dealt with and heard by court. When a claim is worth in excess of £25,000. These matters are usually quite complex and a longer time for obtaining relevant evidence is generally provided when compared to “fast track”.
Multi-party litigation - Where there are three or more parties involved in a legal dispute. This could be where there are two different parties responsible for an accident and a claimant wishes to bring legal action against both.