Clipping the Wings of an Intermediary

Personal Injury

Clipping the Wings of an Intermediary

With there being signs of a trend towards appointment of intermediaries to assist claimants in personal injury litigation, and with intermediaries appearing intent on exercising control over counsels’ questioning of… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Geoffrey Brown Date

Intermediary served no useful role in personal injury case involving a vulnerable claimant (Morrow v Shrewsbury Rugby Union Football Club)

Emily Formby has contributed an article about the use of intermediaries during personal injury matters for the support of vulnerable witnesses. She reports on the conclusion that was drawn by… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Emily Formby Date

QB Masters allow parties to increase normal 28-day extension to 56-days

In two CCMC hearings at the High Court yesterday before Master Davison and now today before Master Cook, the parties in two high value PI actions by their respective Counsel… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Christian Du Cann Date

Beware an early compromise in Fatal Accident Act claims (Emily Formby for FOIL’s Newsletter)

Members might have missed this short but important Judgment, from 19 December 2019. It raises an interesting point in relation to Fatal Accident Act Claims 1976 and chimes a strong… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Emily Formby Date

Personal Injury Awards: Barristers’ Chambers Of The Year Finalist

We are delighted to have been nominated as Barristers’ Chambers Of The Year in the Personal Injury Awards 2019. The Personal Injury Awards, now in their twelfth year, provide a… Read more »

CategoryNewsArray Date

Sadie Crapper succeeds for paralysed claimant in road traffic accident case

Sadie succeeded in establishing primary liability against a van driver who caused a horrific accident leaving her client paralysed.  Judgment was handed down on 30 July 2019 following a three… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sadie Crapper Date

Society’s Darkest Crimes: A Legal Analysis of Historic Sexual Abuse Claims

This is a seminar intended for both claimant and defendant practitioners. Date: Tuesday 2nd July 2019 Time: 6pm – 7pm (registration from 5.45pm) There will be a drinks reception following… Read more »

CategorySeminar & Webinar Archive Author William Norris QC, Caroline Allen, Emma Corkill, Nicola Kohn Date

Court strikes out ‘fraudulent’ claim as an abuse of process at interlocutory hearing – Matthews v Bupa

Angela Rainey, representing the Defendant at a two-day hearing, commented that this case was “one of the most blatant examples of a dishonestly exaggerated injury that she had seen in… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Angela Rainey Date

Certainty for Personal Injury Litigators, at Last!

As predicted by Emma Corkill of 39 Essex Chambers in her article and despite the current obsession with all things Brexit, the Lord Chancellor announced the start of the first… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Sadie Crapper Date

Matthews v Bupa

Angela Rainey, instructed by DAC Beachcroft, acted for the defendant in this Personal Injury claim. The claim was struck out, with costs ordered against the Claimant on the indemnity basis,… Read more »

CategoryNews Author Angela Rainey Date

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