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19
Feb
20
In the clinical negligence case of Thimmaya v Lancashire NHS Foundation Trust v Jamil (Manchester County Court 30 January 2020), HHJ Evans ordered that the Claimant’s expert should pay ...

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06
Feb
20
By Francesca O'Neill This article should act as a warning to Claimants - miss out, or mess up, a procedural step - and your whole claim may be liable to be struck out. Although ...

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28
Jan
20
In AA v Persons Unknown [2019] EWHC 3556 (comm) Mr Justice Bryan gave further ...

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24
Jan
20
Personal injury analysis: issues relating to memory and witness evidence continue to trouble the courts. The problems are particularly acute when witnesses are giving evidence many years after ...

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24
Jan
20
In 1973, reflecting on "scattered pictures" and "misty water-coloured memories", Barbra Streisand asked "Can it be that it was all so simple then"? The answer from Mrs.

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21
Jan
20
'Where a cup of hot coffee, which is placed on the tray table of the seat in front of a person in an aircraft in flight, for unknown reasons slides and tips over, causing a passenger to suffer ...

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21
Jan
20
Following the decisions of Molodi v Cambridge [2018] and Richards & Anor v Morris [2018], it is commonplace for defendants to seek findings of fundamental dishonesty in ...

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20
Jan
20
On 14 January 2020 Stewart J granted the Claimants permission to appeal against the decision of Master Cook dated 4 November 2019 striking out their secondary victim claims. The claims arose from ...

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07
Jan
20
On 19 December 2019 judgment was entered in the High Court for the Defendant in Metcalf v Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 3549 (QB). The case arose out of the ...

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20
Dec
19
We have reduced opening hours over the Christmas period. Monday 23rd December: 8.30am - 1.00pm Tuesday 24th December: Closed Wednesday 25th December: Closed Thursday 26th December: Closed ...

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