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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 Principal 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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MS v Leicestershire County Council

The defendant highway authority had no liability to the claimant in negligence in respect of a warning sign that she alleged was obscured by foliage.

Andrew Clarke
Andrew Clarke Partner

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The Civil Liability Bill marches on

On 23 October 2018 the Bill stepped closer to enactment when it cleared the House of Commons final attempt by those opposed to the Bill to frustrate…

Kurt Rowe
Kurt Rowe Principal Associate

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Too much pressure for low-cost airlines?

It may seem like Déjà vu for many in the airline industry when the news broke that another low-cost carrier had suspended flights and operations.

Andrew Krausz
Andrew Krausz Partner

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The rising cost of personal injury damages

Catastrophic injury leads to £37 million damages against the NHS, the highest award in a clinical negligence case

Dave Cottam
Dave Cottam Partner

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