A change in company law offers new comfort to those who fear being deprived of their personal injury damages by wrongful stripping of corporate assets.

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A change in company law offers new comfort to those who fear being deprived of their personal injury damages by wrongful stripping of corporate assets.


Personal injury practitioners dutifully scanning their daily Lawtels in July may have omitted to read the Supreme Court decision in Sevilleja v. Marex Financial Limited[i], believing that the reference in… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author James Todd QC Date

Is a territorial limit in a policy of insurance a jurisdiction agreement?


In Hutchinson v (1) Mapfre (2) Ice Mountain Ibiza S.L. [2020] EWHC 178 (QB), C suffered serious personal injury while on holiday in Spain.  He visited a club run by… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Bernard Doherty Date

Farah v Abdullahi & Ors [2020] EWHC 825 (QB) (08 April 2020)


Derek O’Sullivan QC, leading Michael Standing, successfully acted for the Fourth Defendant in this 8-day liability and causation trial before Mr Justice Linden. The trial concerned the catastrophic brain injuries… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Derek O'Sullivan QC, Michael Standing 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 »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Geoffrey Brown Date

How to conduct lower value PI hearings post-Covid-19


This has been an unprecedented time for the County Courts. This article addresses the major challenges and the solutions that are being adopted in lower value PI hearings, principally Small… Read more »

CategoryNews, Articles Author Philippe Kuhn 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

Finding of fundamental dishonest against claimant and defendant driver (Wise v Hegarty and Alpha Insurance)


Personal injury analysis: Convincing telematics evidence, coupled with evidence of social media links between the claimant and defendant, was sufficient for a road traffic accident claim to be dismissed and… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Emily Formby 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 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 »

CategoryNews, Articles 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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