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Personal injury, Negligence, Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957

Spearman v Royal United Bath Hospitals NHS Trust. Hospital liable for claimant’s fall from a roof on basis of negligence.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Winham v Graham – Barnsley County Court in inflated credit repair costs dispute

Weightmans were successful in defending a claim brought by a claimant for inflated credit repair charges


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Gig Economy Latest: What does Deliveroo mean for you?

It was recently held that riders for food delivery firm Deliveroo were self employed and not engaged as workers as they had alleged.

Mark Hatfield
Mark Hatfield 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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Weightmans welcomes top commercial litigator to growing London office

National law firm Weightmans has appointed Andrew Cromby as Partner in the firm’s London office.

Andrew Cromby
Andrew Cromby 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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