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Some accidents are simply nobody’s fault

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

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"Don’t pay - we’ll take it away"…but who does get the proceeds of enforcement action?

A recent High Court decision has considered the interesting scenario of who gets paid first

Rob Jones
Robert Jones Partner

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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.

Rob Jones
Robert Jones Partner

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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…


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Edinburgh tram tracks held to be direct cause of injury to cyclists

Elizabeth Fairley v Edinburgh Trams Limited & The City of Edinburgh Council; Iain Lowdean v Transport Initiatives Edinburgh Limited & The City of…



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The importance of understanding your responsibility as a Trustee

Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision in relation to establishing personal liability of trustees where a decision was made despite a lack of…

Courtney L'homme
Courtney L'homme Solicitor

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The Scottish Compulsory Pre-Action Protocol - Binding admissions

In Jacqueline Smith v Sarah Galbraith & Anr, the claimant sought damages arising from a road traffic accident which occurred on 27 December 2016.


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