Drawing the line between costs budgeting and detailed assessment of costs
Valerie Elsie May Merrix v Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC B28 (QB), 13 October 2016
Although cost budgeting has applied to all multi-track claims issued after 1 April 2013, there has been no decision analysing
the inter-relationship and tensions between costs management throughout the proceedings and detailed assessment at the very
end – until this decision was handed down by District Judge Lumb sitting in Birmingham.