You can barely move for e-scooters at present.  Whether they are on your local streets being trialled by various Councils across the land or being ridden (illegally) by the growing… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Emily Formby QC, Daniel Laking Date

The Judgment in Swift v Carpenter: Accommodation Claims Revisited

What’s the issue? Injured Claimants who have a need for different accommodation brought about by their injury, and who are not in rented accommodation, are entitled to claim the cost… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Shaman Kapoor, Daniel Laking Date


On 30 October 2020 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in two appeals about the effect of illegality: Ecila Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust [2020] UKSC 43 and Stoffel &… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Judith Ayling QC Date

Insurance Law for Personal Injury Practitioners

Many personal injury practitioners may have overlooked and/or forgotten about the Insurance Act 2015 (“the 2015 Act”). However, since there is so often an insurer standing behind the defendant to… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Edmund Townsend Date

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 »

CategoryArticles, News 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 »

CategoryArticles, News Author Emily Formby QC 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 QC Date

Not Knowing The Amount Of Compensation Award (EXB (A Protected Party By His Mother And Litigation Friend) V FDZ And Others)

Personal Injury analysis: What happens when a claimant, and protected party, is best off not knowing the amount of their compensation award? Emily Formby, barrister at 39 Essex Chambers, considers… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Emily Formby QC Date

Large loss section 57 cases coming thick and fast

Emma Corkill writes by way of brief update on the fast moving PI fraud arena to report on two recent cases involving section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts… Read more »

CategoryArticles, News Author Emma Corkill 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, James Todd QC, Simon Edwards, Romilly Cummerson, Colin Thomann, Katharine Scott, Sadie Crapper, Quintin Fraser Date

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