Category: Articles
28
May
21
Since the beginning of the year, three decisions have been handed down in favour of defendants in relation to how the decision in N v Poole BC [2019] UKSC 25, [2020] AC 780 affects claims in ...

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24
May
21
Today saw the handing down of the judgment by Lambert J in DFX v Coventry City Council. This is an important judgment regarding the liability of social services in respect of their functions ...

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24
May
21
The excitement at 1CL reached fever pitch this week, which saw, after a two year hiatus, the return of the 1CL Eurovision Sweepstake. We know that the Eurovision is not for everyone, but it was at ...

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17
May
21
Regular readers know that we at 1CL take our obligations to our public very seriously, rushing to educate and inform you as soon as we become aware of anything you may need or wish to know. We’re ...

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14
May
21
Introduction The liability regime created by Article 17 of the Montreal Convention is a double-edged sword. Wielded with care, the cause of action is a potent ...

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11
May
21
Adding insult to injury: Sarah Prager & Chris Deacon outline why the government’s recent Vnuk policy decision is worrying news for serious injury victims. On 21 ...

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10
May
21
We’re glad to see that things have settled down somewhat after last week’s excitement; at one point, everywhere we looked people seemed to be arguing with each other. If it wasn’t politicians ...

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07
May
21
Those who defend personal injury claims are increasingly used to seeing rehabilitation based special damages claims.  Insurers and policymakers should be aware of dishonest layering of rehabilitation ...

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06
May
21
The recent decision of the Court of Appeal in White Lion Hotel v James [2021] 2 WLR 911 provides a reminder that a Claimant who chooses to run an obvious risk may sometimes be successful in ...

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04
May
21
The team was distracted from setting up the 1CL Wicker Man this week by a number of robust decisions from all quarters. Trower J in Mohamed v Khalil [2021] 4 WLUK 266 dealt vigorously with a ...

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