The Discount Rate Multipliers: Are We Brave Enough To Care?

Philip Grundy
Barrister
St John’s Buildings

It is time for the insurer’s complaints and claimant’s gloating to cease and for parties to engage more
wholeheartedly in the change to the discount rate and periodical payment orders.
In a recent TED talk by poet, artist and “the millennial Oprah”, Cleo Wade asked “Want to change
the World? Start by being brave enough to care.” This may seem grandiose in our context, but to
those injured through a defendant’s breach of duty or negligence, it’s very apt. […]

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