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A “Purdie” big mess – Ross Purdie v Hastings Borough Council

A delay in the claimant's proceedings leads to personal injury case being dismissed entirely

Historic child abuse in Scotland – Scottish government opens consultation on financial redress

Scottish Government launches consultation seeking views on financial redress scheme for victims of historic child abuse

Some accidents are simply nobody’s fault

Amy Cockburn v MCE Insurance Company Limited [2019] SC EDIN 75

Building a Safer Future - how new proposals could shape regulations

Construction analysis: Following the review of building regulations and fire safety in the wake of the Grenfell Tower Fire, Paul Lowe, Partner…

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Partner

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.

Tracy Kielty
Tracy Kielty Associate

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

Blaise Smith
Blaise Smith Partner

'Fundamentally dishonest’ tripping claim with costs summarily assessed

Paul Morris v Warrington Borough Council – DJ Hugman St Helens County Court

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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…

Dave Cottam
Dave Cottam Partner

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