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“Lack of candour” lands Pursuer with expenses

The Inner House of the Court of Session has held that, while a pursuer’s claim for personal injuries had been exaggerated, it was not appropriate to…

Seonaid Busby
Seonaid Busby Partner

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High Court ruling on Principals' liability

A High Court judgement, on an application for Judicial Review, has upheld a decision of the Financial Ombudsman Service (“FOS”) that a Principal, as…

James Denison
James Denison Partner

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Extra time for D&O claims?

This decision is indicative of the approach that the courts of England and Wales will follow in relation to limitation issues and the knowledge of…

Ling Ong
Ling Ong Partner

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Public sector case law update

With numerous important judgements passed recently, we have summarised recent cases with links provided to the full judgments and our legal updates…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Claimant’s damned lies in respect of vehicle repair and credit hire claim result in prison sentence

It is said that sequels are rarely better than the originals on which they are based, and it is true that the county court decision in John Vernon v…

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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Prison sentence for Manchester man who falsely claimed for hire car costs following accident

The sentence comes following a case brought by national law firm Weightmans on behalf of courier Tuffnells Parcels Express.

Jeff Turton
Jeff Turton Principal Associate

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BREAKING NEWS: Weightmans secures court victory for business targeted in online hate campaign

Law firm successful in bringing years of online abuse to an end after six day trial

Damian Carter
Damian Carter Partner

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Fraudulent earnings claim sees taxi driver found fundamentally dishonest

A fabricated loss of earnings claim was “dishonest and fraudulent”, such that the claim was fundamentally dishonest and the claimant was therefore…


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