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Fantastic exceptions to QOCS and where to find them
The appellant police forces successfully appealed the trial judge’s ruling on costs that qualified one-way costs shifting (“QOCS”) applied,…
Has the High Court opened the door to the recovery of costs for defendants in RTA portal cases involving high value vehicle related damages?
High Court considers a discretion to dis-apply QOCS protection where the claim presented is a mix of personal injury and vehicle related damages
Emergency services owe duty of care to individual following 999 call
Emergency services owed a duty of care to an individual who later committed suicide after they were deemed to have assumed responsibility for her…
No liability for arrest after passing incorrect information
There was no liability for the claimant’s subsequent police arrest of a person passing to the police in good faith incorrect information putting in…