Category: Personal Injury
13
Feb
18
The claimants have applied to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal.  The defendant’s solicitors have been told by the Supreme Court Registry that ...

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29
Nov
17
Edward Bishop QC represented the Defendant in this potentially important decision on interim payments under Part 25 CPR. The case gives useful guidance (and serves as a warning) to defendants on their ...

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29
Nov
17
The Court of Appeal has today handed down a judgment in the case of Legg & Ors v. Aviva [2016] EWCA Civ 97. The case concerned the scope and application of the rule relating to a party’s ability ...

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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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