Recovering the cost of business time spent on litigation

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If your business has been disrupted by a problem that later leads to litigation, you may be able to recover the cost of time spent by management and staff in remedying the problem.

Current guidance from the courts has provided support to businesses seeking to recover wasted management costs caused by another party’s tort or breach of contract, provided a claimant can satisfy certain requirements. Wasted management or staff time can be recovered as damages provided it can be shown that staff have been significantly diverted from their usual activities…

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