Category: Personal Injury
29
Nov
17
The Court of Appeal (LJs Tomlinson, Longmore and McCombe) today gave judgment allowing the appeal of the Sugar Hut Group against part of the costs order that AJ Insurance had obtained following trial ...

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29
Nov
17
The Senior Coroner for Surrey, Richard Travers, has delivered his Findings and Conclusions in the Inquest touching the death of Zane Gbangbola, who died in his sleep during the night of 7th February ...

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05
Oct
17
So far in 2017 there have been two cases which have clarified the need for claimant parties to establish causation on a conventional basis in cases where a breach of duty in ...

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01
Aug
17
Over the past 9 years personal injury practitioners who have litigated occupational stress claims will have had to grapple with an apparent inconsistency in the case law regarding how to approach the ...

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29
Jun
17
What is the correct approach to the assessment of general damages in a case in which the Claimant resides abroad? Should the increased (or possibly lower) cost of living be taken into account and ...

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12
Jun
17
In the first half of this year the courts have provided the practitioner with some useful and practicable guidance in relation to evidence in clinical negligence cases. This ...

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28
Feb
17
The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss yesterday (27 February) announced the change to the discount rate. The previous rate of 2.5% was set in 2001 in a very different economy. The conclusion of a review that ...

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08
Dec
16
The Lord Chancellor has announced that the discount rate is to be reviewed and the result to be announced on 31st January 2017. The press release is instructive and is set out in full ...

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21
Oct
16
The case of Kaur v S Russell & Sons Ltd [1973] Q.B. 36 enshrined the principle that if the time limit for making a claim expires on a non-working day, a claimant can nevertheless bring a ...

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