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Case review 2021-10-20
The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment on this tragic and long standing case - FS Cairo v Brownlie.
Case review 2021-10-07
Judgment was handed down on Friday in the long running matter of Stansfield v BBC. The former BBC TV presenter was awarded £2.42 million (reduced by 33% to £1.6 million for contributory negligence) in respect of his mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) workplace injury claim.
Case review 2021-09-15
The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in this interesting fatal accident claim which will have repercussions for Insurers and their claims portfolios, particularly those involving significant services (care) dependency claims.
California finds itself amid yet another ferocious wildfire season, with the Dixie blaze now holding the record for the second largest wildfire in the history of the state. As a combination of hotter and drier weather and failing electrical infrastructure are projected to continue to turn the state into a tinderbox ready to ignite during the warmer months, fire damage and smoke taint claims affecting property and large agricultural areas will remain on the rise for the foreseeable future.
Case review 2021-03-19
Care workers who ‘sleep in’ are not entitled to the national minimum wage for the duration of their shift
The Supreme Court has ruled that time spent sleeping by a sleep-in care worker does not attract the national minimum wage. Here we provide a brief overview of the conclusion reached by the Supreme Court and offer our initial observations on the outcome.
To put it mildly, COVID-19 has been a game-changer in the personal injury sector. That includes the scope of purchased insurance products and their coverage.
This report looks at who currently bears the cost of funding personal care for those with catastrophic injuries, and the need to better manage these costs in future.
Welcome to the latest edition of Personal Injury Brief.
The ancient jurisdiction to strike out a civil claim for want of prosecution, enshrined in the old Rules of Court and seemingly removed on 26 April 1999 with the arrival of the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR).
A summary of key developments including proposals for transforming the justice system, Ministry of Justice (MoJ) priorities, the ABI fraud conference, the civil courts structure review ...