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Woman’s evidence found to be “absurdly dishonest” in personal injury claim
Weightmans’ intelligence team secured photographs of her behaving in a way that was inconsistent with her alleged injuries.
The new personal injury discount rate - judicial review anybody?
An analysis of the Lord Chancellor's decision making process when calculating the new personal injury discount rate
'Fundamentally dishonest’ tripping claim with costs summarily assessed
Paul Morris v Warrington Borough Council – DJ Hugman St Helens County Court
Challenge to Roberts v Johnstone accommodation claims
The court has invited the claimant to adjorn her appeal so it can hear expert evidence in the test case that reviews the approach in Roberts v…
Obtaining a declaration before 1 November; when having a good relationship with the Court matters
We have developed a system to give our clients the best chance of securing the declaration in time
The discount rate's impact on the healthcare sector
The Lord Chancellor has announced the result of the discount rate review under the Civil Liability Act 2018. From 5 August 2019, the discount rate…
The Professional Negligence Bar Association launches its new adjudication scheme
It is proposed that the scheme will enable professional negligence disputes to be resolved cost-effectively.
Fair warning – Pursuer who ignored safety instructions has action dismissed
The Sheriff Personal Injury court has affirmed the importance of assessment and mitigation of risk in finding that the defender in this personal…