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Claimant’s damned lies in respect of vehicle repair and credit hire claim result in prison sentence
It is said that sequels are rarely better than the originals on which they are based, and it is true that the county court decision in John Vernon v…
Prison sentence for Manchester man who falsely claimed for hire car costs following accident
The sentence comes following a case brought by national law firm Weightmans on behalf of courier Tuffnells Parcels Express.
Court of Appeal supports decision that train operator was not liable after accident
A train operator was held not to be liable for the injuries sustained by a passenger who fell between carriages as it departed from the station.
Weightmans welcomes insurance specialists in London
National law firm Weightmans has continued its recruitment drive with the hire of insurance specialist Simon Durkin.
Personal injury, Negligence, Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957
Spearman v Royal United Bath Hospitals NHS Trust. Hospital liable for claimant’s fall from a roof on basis of negligence.