I was chatting to a friend about the outcome of the court.
I mentioned about this weird period of two weeks regarding compensation as I thought it would just be announced on that last day.
He said he thought it was bullshit as the judge would just say and I decided to look up a few things on the Internet.
I was on my umpteenth page when I read a line that hit me. In fact despite the fact that they keyword was not mentioned it was one I spoke to a legal friend about often.
Yeah I did a bit of PA work for a solicitor on and off for a few years.
It seemed to be like there would be a sea of Thomas’ that would use this odd two week period to be dismissive of the outcome I predicted. Non-believers, doubters and egotistical people.
That keyword is PRECEDENT’!
A judge will mention a figure on the day because it had gone before.
This works the same way with the jaw and decisions.
If a decision out figure is used that had not been used before then you are setting a precedent. In future courts and judges will refer back to that case and the decisions made in it and why.
If said case has similarities to the next case then any decision made by the judge can use this case for their decision.
The court and legal team did day that they have never had a case like this, I mentioned this previously and it should have occurred to me.
I feel a bit silly in all honesty.
Fibrofog! Everything is Fibrofog’s fault!