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Court Of Appeal Confirms Jackson’s 10% Increase On Tort Damages
In the recent judgment of Simmons v Castle, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that in all cases where a judgment is given on or after 1 April 2013, the proper level of general damages to be awarded for personal injury, nuisance, defamation and all other tort claims that cause suffering, inconvenience or distress to individuals will be increased by 10%.
UK
13 Aug 2012
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Claims Trends Against Solicitors; Court Statistics
With the severity of the economic downturn continuing to bite, most law firms would probably accept that such conditions have exacerbated the liability risks they face.
UK
16 Jul 2012
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Supreme Court Rules On Striking Out Fraudulent Claims
Aside from the rule in insurance law under which an insured cannot recover in respect of any part of a claim in a case where the claim has been fraudulently exaggerated or where a genuine claim has been supported by dishonest devices, the general rule of law is that a person cannot be deprived of a judgment for damages to which he is otherwise entitled on the ground of abuse of process.
UK
10 Jul 2012
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Warwick Castle Operators Fail To Weigh Up The Risk
After a lengthy legal battle, an entertainments operator, who supports and operates well known attractions such as Madame Tussauds, Legoland, Alton Towers and the London Eye, has received a £495,000 penalty following the 2007 fatal fall of George Townley at Warwick Castle.
UK
2 Jul 2012
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Health and Safety Newsletter - March 2012
Welcome to the Health and Safety Newsletter, which contains updates on the latest Health & Safety cases and their implications for directors and businesses.
UK
2 Apr 2012
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Decision On The Damages (Asbestos-Related Conditions) (Scotland) Act 2009
The Damages (Asbestos-related Conditions) (Scotland) Act 2009 (" 2009 Act") came into force on 17 June 2009 in response to the October 2007 House of Lords decision in Rothwell v Chemical Insulating Co Limited.
UK
19 Apr 2011
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Insurance: Waiver Of Breach Of Condition Precedent
A recent decision in the Commercial Court examined whether: a) an insured’s breach of a condition precedent to promptly notify insurers of an incident giving rise to a liability could automatically discharge insurers from their liability to pay a particular claim under a policy.
UK
28 Sep 2007
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Disclosure And Expert Evidence In Scotland
A recent decision of the Court of Session in Edinburgh has confirmed the position in Scotland regarding disclosure of material relied upon in expert reports. The decision has highlighted the differences between the scope of disclosure and the nature of expert evidence in Scotland and in England & Wales.
UK
14 Dec 2006
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