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What happens if a Claimant brings a claim against me twice?

Posted on Friday, 3rd January 2014 by

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If a claim is issued against you, it is usual to expect the full extent of the claim to be contained in one claim form and a document known as the particulars of claim.  If, despite serving a defence, the claim does not progress and then a further claim is issued (with a separate claim number), you would be entitled to ask the Claimant to discontinue the second claim.  If they fail to do this, we would advise you make an application to the Court to strike out and recover the full costs incurred in the second claim.

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Paul Stubbs - Litigation
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