Personal Injury


39 Essex Chambers Named ‘Chambers of the Year’ At The Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards 2017


39 Essex Chambers were named ‘Chambers of the Year‘ at The Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards 2017, which were held at the Hilton Deansgate, Manchester on Wednesday 29th November 2017…. Read more »

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Accidents Abroad: International Personal Injury Claims (Second Edition) Published


The second edition of ‘Accidents Abroad: International Personal Injury Claims’ has been published by Sweet & Maxwell. Written by Bernard Doherty, Katharine Scott, Colin Thomann, Caroline Allen and James Burton,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Bernard Doherty, Colin Thomann, Katharine Scott, James Burton, Caroline Allen Date

All Change Please – Charlie Cory-Wright QC & Sadie Crapper (Personal Injury Law Journal)


Charlie Cory-Wright QC and Sadie Crapper summarise government proposals for changing how the discount rate is set. “The moment we all were waiting for arrived on 7 September 2017 with… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Charles Cory-Wright QC, Sadie Crapper Date

All change please – the results of the review of the Discount Rate consultation


The Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, David Lidington MP, has announced that he will today (7/9/17) lay draft legislation before Parliament to change the way in which the personal injury… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Emily Formby, Sadie Crapper Date

Neil Block QC represents Defendant in case which awards record damages to a young girl injured in RTA


Neil Block QC represented the Defendant in JDF v Hampshire County Council, a case in which record damages of £28 million (capitalised) were awarded to a young girl injured in… Read more »

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Capacity, limitation and the Human Rights Act (AP (by his litigation friend, BA) v Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (Eleanor Grey QC – Lexis PSL)


Personal Injury analysis: Under what circumstances was it equitable to extend time? Eleanor Grey QC discusses the court’s decision in AP (by his litigation friend, BA) v Tameside Metropolitan Borough… Read more »

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Summers v Fairclough strikes again


On Thursday 14th July 2016, judgment was handed down in the County Court at Central London in the case of Sikand v CS Lounge Suite Ltd and others striking out both claims… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sadie Crapper Date

Further progress on the Summers strike-out jurisdiction


James Todd, instructed by Wendy Fox of Weightmans Liverpool and acting for Zurich Insurance, has secured the wholesale strike-out of a fraudulently exaggerated personal injury claim in the case of… Read more »

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