Personal Injury

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 »

CategoryNews Author Neil Block QC Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author Eleanor Grey QC Date

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 »

CategoryNews Author James Todd Date

Personal Injury Newsletter – April 2016

This month’s Personal Injury Newsletter covers the following: The Supreme Court on Vicarious Liability: a view from inside Cox v Ministry of Justice Syred: The Consequences of Rome II’s Application… Read more »

CategoryNews, Newsletters Author Charles Cory-Wright QC, Kate Grange QC, Simon Edwards, Bernard Doherty, James Todd, Katharine Scott, Sadie Crapper, Caroline Allen, Quintin Fraser, Angela Rainey, Nicola Kohn Date

Personal Injury Newsletter – December 2015

This month’s Personal Injury newsletter covers the following: The granular development of vicarious liability Capacity in the context of litigation Striking out dishonest claims . . . or not Liability… Read more »

CategoryArticles, Newsletters Author William Norris QC, Simon Edwards, James Todd, Romilly Cummerson, Colin Thomann, Katharine Scott, Sadie Crapper, Quintin Fraser Date

What is “Sudden Shock”? and Other Developments in Secondary Victim Cases

Chaired by: Neil Block QC Presented by: Charlie Cory-Wright QC Nicola Kohn Date: Tuesday,10th November 2015 Timings: 6pm to 7pm Venue: 39 Essex Chambers 39 Essex Street London WC2R 3AT… Read more »

CategorySeminar Archive Author Neil Block QC, Charles Cory-Wright QC, Nicola Kohn Date

Kate Grange and Stephen Kosmin to appear in the Supreme Court

Kate Grange and Stephen Kosmin are appearing in the Supreme Court on behalf of the appellant in Cox v Ministry of Justice (appealing [2014] EWCA Civ 132). The central question… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Kate Grange QC, Stephen Kosmin Date

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