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Airline strike action - what constitutes extraordinary circumstances when considering passenger compensation?

Hayley Kiely from the Weightmans Aviation team looks at the latest CAA action against Ryanair..

Andrew Krausz
Andrew Krausz Partner

Alternative Dispute Resolution – will it become the norm?

In 2016 the Civil Justice Council (“CJC”) set up a group to look at ADR in the civil justice system. It produced its final report in November 2018.

Lindsay Staddon
Lindsay Staddon Partner

The Discount Rate and Periodical Payment Orders in Scotland - the latest developments

A report's key findings and recommendations on reform of the Scottish Discount Rate have been published in Holyrood

Doug Keir
Doug Keir Partner

Judge finds fundamental dishonesty after woman exaggerates injury

North East Lincolnshire Council has successfully secured a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a woman who attempted to claim in excess of…

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

Should employers get weighed down by new manual handling research?

A recent medical study casts doubt on long-established thinking on manual handling and employers' liability risks.

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

“The most fundamentally dishonest case …”

HHJ Roberts described the first claimant’s case as “the most fundamentally dishonest case” that he had ever heard.

Sandra MacMichael
Sandra Macmichael Associate

Scottish Government confirms plans for financial redress scheme for survivors of child abuse in care

Scottish Government commits to a statutory scheme for financial redress for survivors of child abuse in care.

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