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Article 6 jul 2021
Will there be a dramatic shift in attitudes towards employee sickness-related absence now that offices are beginning to reopen? Traditionally, employees in the workplace often thought it heroic to struggle through the working day. But, will this be in the case in the post-COVID world? We suspect not.
Case review 4 jun 2021
Sharma by her litigation representative Sister Marie Brigid Arthur v Minister for the Environment [27.05.21] - Valiant teenagers led by Sister Marie Brigid Arthur have successfully asserted climate duty where there was “nun” before - forgive the pun.
Article 14 abr 2021
A roundup of recent court decisions raising issues relating to ‘lost years’ claims, guidance on the JC Guidelines, and the latest CPR updates.
Article 13 abr 2021
It has been more than 12 months since the first national lockdown began. With the roadmap out of lockdown set, we reflect on 2020 and consider what lies ahead in 2021 and beyond.
Article 10 mar 2021
In this article we compare and contrast asbestos-related injury claims and the potential for future COVID-19 occupational disease claims in both the United Kingdom and United States.
Article 1 mar 2021
We first discussed the issue of long-covid in one of our webinars held during the first lockdown. At that time, we talked about how special clinics were being set up to help those suffering with ongoing symptoms. There are currently 69 clinics across England now offering specialist help.
Article 15 fev 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic led to the closure of offices and resulted in millions of people having to work from home, with employers deploying their attention and energy to ensuring the safety of their workforce, whilst also striving to maintain their businesses.
Article 25 jan 2021
The Civil Justice Council (CJC) working group has published its recommendations on what further reforms could be introduced for low value injury (under £25,000) injury claims. With a focus on resolving meritorious claims more quickly and with the costs reduced, as well as preventing unmeritorious claims, the group concludes that once the pending ‘whiplash reforms’ have been implemented, there should be no further substantive reforms – not least until the detail of recent measures is clarified.
Article 19 nov 2020
A roundup of recent court decisions raising issues relating to a new test for what may constitute ‘de minimis’ exposure in mesothelioma claims, the application of limitation where a claimant applies to restore a dissolved defendant company for disease claims, and new changes to bereavement damages following the case of Smith v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals 
Article 9 nov 2020
The pandemic has had a considerable impact on the treatment of non-COVID-19 conditions and for which, it is estimated, there will be a massive excess death count.