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Committee (7th Day)

Part of Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill – in the House of Lords at 6:00 pm on 1st February 2012.

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Photo of Lord Clinton-Davis Lord Clinton-Davis Labour 6:00 pm, 1st February 2012

Speaking from years of experience in this field, I know that the term "full and final settlement" is often used by insurers at the very beginning of proceedings and negotiations, but I do not think that it is adhered to. It is often possible to obtain a better settlement, so the term is ignored.