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Cavanagh v Witley Parish Council, Court of Appeal

The defendant local authority was liable to the claimant for a tree that fell onto the highway and collided with the bus he was driving.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Duty of care, negligence and assumption of responsibility

When the Supreme Court reconvene for the Michaelmas term in October, public bodies will be keenly awaiting the judgments in...

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Surviving the 'POCA freeze'

Which party should bear the cost of complying with POCA? Mickaela Fox & Nicholas Medcroft examine the consent regime.

Mickaela Fox
Mickaela Fox Partner

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Defeating subtle brain injury claims through a meticulous approach expert to medical evidence

Subtle traumatic brain injury claims are a thorn in the side of defendant insurers as they rely heavily on a subjective account of the alleged…

Michael Rogers
Michael Rogers Associate

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New aviation expert helps clients find clear skies at Weightmans

Andrew Krausz joins the firm to head up national aviation law team

Andrew Krausz
Andrew Krausz Partner

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Industry-wide trucks cartel facing massive legal claim in UK tribunal

British truck owners and lessees could receive compensation totalling £14bn without even having to sign up to a claim...


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Late acceptance of a Part 36 Offer does not automatically give rise to indemnity costs

Claimants have long argued that where a defendant accepts a claimant’s Part 36 offer outside the 21 day period, indemnity costs should flow.

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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Damages payable by employer for preventing access to an employee’s iTunes library, AOL, LinkedIn and WhatsApp accounts

The claimant received damages for his employer’s negligent accessing of his internet accounts.

Roddy Macleod
Roddy Macleod Partner

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