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Wormald v Ahmed – Part 36 Offers and the Death of a Protected Party

The sudden death of the claimant in a personal injury claim where there are substantial claims for future losses may cause the value of the claim to reduce radically overnight, leaving parties regretting that they made, rejected or accepted offers to settle. …

The Supreme Court on the limits of the Court of Protection’s powers

In N v A Clinical Commissioning Group & Others [2017] UKSC 22; [2017] 2 WLR 1011 (“In re N (An Adult)”), the Supreme Court considered the limits of the Court of Protection’s substantive and procedural powers, holding that the Court of Protection…

Fundamental Dishonesty – recent decisions and practical steps for practitioners

Personal Injury analysis: Dominique Smith, barrister specialising in Personal Injury at 1 Chancery Lane, discusses the latest developments in relation to fundamental dishonesty, including how the courts deal with such allegations, and what practical steps practitioners should take when dealing with, or…

Claims under the Montreal Convention: is it Time to Redefine ‘Bodily Injury’?

Sarah Prager, barrister at 1 Chancery Lane, and Scott Rigby, partner and international injuries lawyer at Stewarts Law, examine whether it’s time to revisit the concept of ‘bodily injury’ within the meaning of the Montreal Convention. Relevant Provisions of the Montreal Convention…

Hunting the Chimaera – vicarious liability after Various Claimants v Morrisons

  In Mohamud v Morrisons Supermarkets (2016) AC 677, Lord Dyson MR observed that: “To search for certainty and precision in vicarious liability is to undertake a quest for a chimaera”   Whilst absolute certainty and precision may remain…

Can you be found contributorily negligent for attempting your own suicide?

Suicide is a topic that many of us find difficult to discuss. Attempts on one’s own life, particularly if unsuccessful, are not commonly spoken about, let alone raised in personal injury proceedings. However, can a defendant raise that a claimant should be contributorily negligent for…

The Truncated Rugby Union Season: Not for the Timid or Fragile

Sarah Prager, barrister at 1 Chancery Lane, and Scott Rigby, partner and international injuries lawyer at Stewarts Law, warn of the very real dangers to player health posed by the truncated rugby season about to get under way.   The Truncated Season…

The Weekly Roundup: Sun, Sea and Strike Out

After a few days of weather for which the only proper adjective is ‘scorchio’, those returning from their beach holidays abroad and now stuck in quarantine (see, for one, the Transport Secretary), may well have found the back garden as bountiful as…

Reasons not to entertain mediation

For those with a taste for risk, drama and the elongated nature of the court process, mediation is not for you. If you have an inexhaustible pot of funds to expend on legal costs, including the other side’s – potentially even if…

The challenges and dangers around the increased use of e-scooters in the UK

Recent research suggests that electric scooters are likely to be involved in up to 200,000 accidents this year as more than a million people become novice riders. The sheer scale of the use of the motorised scooters, against a backdrop of limited…

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