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HSE Summary 2017: Occupational Disease Statistics

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently published their annual summary statistics which revealed the burden of occupational illness and disease…

Jim Byard
Jim Byard Partner

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Dishonest claimant sees his vehicle related damage claim dismissed and may yet be sent to prison

Mr John Vernon’s claim, which arose out of an alleged road traffic accident on 29 August 2014, started life in an unremarkable way but it brought a…

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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Will personal injury reforms impact represented claimants?

Civil Liability Bill introduces a RTA whiplash claims general damages tariff, and bans settling personal injury claims without medical evidence.

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

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Court of Appeal reviews the meaning of fundamental dishonesty

Ageas and Weightmans successfully defend appeal against a finding of fundamental dishonesty

Iain Davison
Iain Davison Partner

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BREAKING NEWS: Court of Appeal reviews fundamental dishonesty meaning for first time since Jackson reforms

In the first case to consider the meaning of fundamental dishonesty following the reforms of Lord Justice Jackson, a legal team at national law firm…

Iain Davison
Iain Davison Partner

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Contracting away concurrent delay

The recent High Court TCC case of North Midland Building Ltd v Cyden Homes Ltd examines the right of parties to contract out of the general principles…

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Partner

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GDPR: what to do when a data breach occurs

The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce strict new reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to data breaches.


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A point of interest

In this article, Mickaela Fox and Deborah Sullivan consider the issue of interest awards in solicitors’ negligence cases in the wake of the recent…

Mickaela Fox
Mickaela Fox Partner

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