Category: Personal Injury
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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24
Feb
16
The Supreme Court has today handed down its judgment [2016] UKSC 9 in the 'leapfrog' appeal to it from the decision of Bean J in Knauer v Ministry of Defence [2014] EWHC 2553 (QB). Bean ...

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30
Dec
15
This is the time of year for families …. and for gadgets. Lots of them! In particular, smartphones. An average 65% of children in the UK aged between 8 and 11 now have their own smartphone. This ...

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11
Nov
15
  Claims against negligent beauticians and the like are not altogether uncommon. The injuries tend to be ...

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30
Oct
15
A claimant is “disabled” for the purposes of Tables A – D of the Ogden ...

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