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Judge finds fundamental dishonesty after woman exaggerates injury

North East Lincolnshire Council has successfully secured a finding of fundamental dishonesty against a woman who attempted to claim in excess of…

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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Should employers get weighed down by new manual handling research?

A recent medical study casts doubt on long-established thinking on manual handling and employers' liability risks.

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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“The most fundamentally dishonest case …”

HHJ Roberts described the first claimant’s case as “the most fundamentally dishonest case” that he had ever heard.

Sandra MacMichael
Sandra Macmichael Associate

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Thin red lines or clear blue water – the child protection labyrinth

Child protection is an issue both of paramount importance and complexity. Understandably, it is rarely out of the news.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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QOCS and Counterclaims

There have been two recent conflicting decisions regarding the recoverability of costs where a claimant has been faced with a counterclaim.

Liam McGuire
Liam McGuire Partner

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Bogus injury claim against council ‘shot to pieces’ by social media

A cyclist, who attempted to sue Cheshire East Council for up to £140,000 by lying about an accident has had his case thrown out by a judge – after…

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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LEGAL COMMENT: Law Commission announces autonomous vehicles consultation

Today the Law Commission released its consultation on the measures needed to ensure the successful development of autonomous vehicles..

Kurt Rowe
Kurt Rowe Associate

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Weightmans launches specialist Aviation team

National law firm Weightmans has launched a specialist aviation practice, to advise the industry and its insurers on contentious, regulatory and…

Andrew Krausz
Andrew Krausz Partner

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