WEBINAR ON CARE, AIDS & APPLIANCES CLAIMS AFTER MUYEPA -v- THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE: 18th NOVEMBER 2022

WEBINAR ON CARE, AIDS & APPLIANCES CLAIMS AFTER MUYEPA -v- THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE: 18th NOVEMBER 2022

I have already written three times about the judgment of Mr Justice Cotter in  Muyepa v Ministry of Defence [2022] EWHC 2648 (KB).  I have not explored in detail the important observations in that judgment in relation to claiming, and presenting,…

RECENT CASES ON LOSS OF EARNINGS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: WEBINAR 21st NOVEMBER 2022

RECENT CASES ON LOSS OF EARNINGS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: WEBINAR 21st NOVEMBER 2022

I am presenting a webinar “Recent Cases on Loss of Earnings: What you need to know” on the 21st November. Booking details are available here. THE WEBINAR This webinar looks at recent cases in relation to loss of earnings and…

A CLAIMANT NOT CLAIMING A CONTRIBUTION FROM THEIR PARTNER FOR HOUSING COSTS HAS NOT UNREASONABLY FAILED TO MITIGATE THEIR LOSS

A CLAIMANT NOT CLAIMING A CONTRIBUTION FROM THEIR PARTNER FOR HOUSING COSTS HAS NOT UNREASONABLY FAILED TO MITIGATE THEIR LOSS

An interesting point as to damages (and also as to evidence and pleadings) arose in the judgment in  Riley v Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust [2022] EWHC 2417 (KB).  The claimant required accommodation as a result of his injuries. The…

PROVING THINGS 239: THE APPROPRIATE APPROACH TO LOSS OF EARNINGS WHEN A CLAIMANT IS DISABLED

PROVING THINGS 239: THE APPROPRIATE APPROACH TO LOSS OF EARNINGS WHEN A CLAIMANT IS DISABLED

We are looking again at at the judgment of David Allan KC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge) in  Riley v Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust [2022] EWHC 2417 (KB).  This time in relation to the claim for future loss…

PROVING THINGS 238: THE ABSENCE OF EVIDENCE ON LIFE EXPECTANCY LEADS TO A PREDICTABLE RESULT

PROVING THINGS 238: THE ABSENCE OF EVIDENCE ON LIFE EXPECTANCY LEADS TO A PREDICTABLE RESULT

There are several reasons I want to look at the judgment of David Allan KC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge) in  Riley v Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust [2022] EWHC 2417 (KB). The first reason relates to the…

COURT OF APPEAL DECISION ON THE ROAD TRAFFIC PROTOCOL: INSURERS SHOULD KNOW THE RULES, AND CAN'T COMPLAIN WHEN THEY ARE APPLIED

COURT OF APPEAL DECISION ON THE ROAD TRAFFIC PROTOCOL: INSURERS SHOULD KNOW THE RULES, AND CAN’T COMPLAIN WHEN THEY ARE APPLIED

In The London Borough of Islington -v- Borous [2022] EWCA Civ 1242 the Court of Appeal rejected two appeals from defendants in relation to car hire/replacement charges where damages were considered within the Road Traffic Protocol.  The judgment contains a detailed…

AVOIDING UNDER-SETTLEMENT: A GUIDE FOR PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS: WEBINAR 20th SEPTEMBER 2022

AVOIDING UNDER-SETTLEMENT: A GUIDE FOR PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS: WEBINAR 20th SEPTEMBER 2022

A webinar on “avoiding undersettlement” for personal injury lawyers is being held on the 20th September 2022. Booking details are available here.   “We go back through your claim in fine detail and if we find that your previous solicitor…

NINE YEARS ON V: 2018: THE GARDEN THAT COST A LOT: CLAIMANTS SOUGHT £360,000 - AND RECEIVED NOTHING... EXCEPT A BILL FOR £2 MILLION

NINE YEARS ON V: 2018: THE GARDEN THAT COST A LOT: CLAIMANTS SOUGHT £360,000 – AND RECEIVED NOTHING… EXCEPT A BILL FOR £2 MILLION

A prominent QC tweeted recently that, when he was waiting for a court judgment to be delivered, his greatest fear was that the case would end up in the “Proving Things” series on this blog.  Today we look a post…

NINE YEARS ON 1: SUING THE “MAN OF STRAW”: IS THERE ANYTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT THE IMPECUNIOUS AND UNINSURED DEFENDANT?

People were very kind about the 9th anniversary of the blog. I have decided to extend the celebrations slightly by taking a post from each of the nine years.  This was the second ever post on the 25th June 2013. …