defence costs

defence costs

As defined by the Medical Defence Union (MDU), the legal costs, disbursements and related expenses reasonably and necessarily incurred by the insured party with the MDU’s prior written consent or by the MDU on the insured’s behalf, in relation to a claim or reported circumstance in connection with or which arises from the provision of clinical services:
(i) in investigating, defending, settling, or mitigating any claim; or
(ii) in prosecuting any proceedings for indemnity, contribution or recovery.
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Where you are seeking a Defence Costs Order, an application must be made to the court who will then decide whether such an order is appropriate given the particular facts of your case.
The crackdown is designed to tackle those who use legal aid to cover their defence costs, but then refuse to pay up once they are convicted.
He said: "I intend to make new rules, the Criminal Legal Aid (Recovery of Defence Costs Orders) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2012, in the next few weeks to enable the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission to recover some or all of the costs of legal aid from convicted defendants in the Crown Court, where it appears that defendants have the means to pay for these costs.
It means the Government wants people who have the means to do so to contribute to their defence costs.
Summary: A cheating husband who had his special constable wife murdered to pay off his debts has been ordered to pay Au430,000 in defence costs.
A spokesman for the NHS Litigation Authority said: "The defence costs are incurred by lawyers employed by us.
A teesside businessman jailed for four years for money laundering will contest the amount of his defence costs in the High Court after a ruling.
This address will focus on managing multi-national defence programs; reducing defence costs while increasing competition and maximizing economic benefits; living progressively in shared-data environments; OCCAR procurement principles; autonomous programme teams; simplified approvals; through-life approach and flexible approach to management.
Since the first lawsuit was filed three years ago, the diocese has spent about $900,000 on research and legal defence costs, according to diocesan director of administrative services Paul Rathbone.
William Baker, for the company, applied for defence costs of pounds 8,437.
The defence costs were accrued in what has been dubbed the most expensive case in Welsh legal history.
THOUSANDS of jobs would go under Tory plans to slash Ministry of Defence costs by a quarter.

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