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BREAKING NEWS: Fraudster who sued council for bogus highway accident found guilty by High Court
National law firm Weightmans, Doncaster MBC and insurers Zurich Municipal have successfully established contempt of court against a fraudster who…
The NIS Directive and the potential for European Member State cooperation
Imagine a massive cyber attack shutting down your fridge-freezer, immobilising your car and switching off your central heating.
Court of Appeal ruling 'serious harm' - Defamation Act 2013
The Court of Appeal has handed down its first judgment on the interpretation of the ‘serious harm’ test under section 1(1) of the Defamation Act…
Government discount rate announcement has strategic implications for compensators
On 7 September 2017 the Government issued an early morning stock market announcement, outlining how it intends to approach the issue of the discount…
Sale of Goods: seller's liability for sub-contracts
Where a seller fails to deliver, delivers late, or delivers defective goods, the remedies of the buyer are set out in the Sales of Goods Act 1979.
Local Government, Section 41 Highways Act 1980, personal injury
The Council was not liable for an accident caused by a patch of moss on the highway; the highway was not out of repair under section 41 of the…