Archived Legal Articles from 2018
The Claimant, aged 76 at the date of the accident, alleged that she sustained a personal injury after tripping over a base level barrier after collecting her grandchild from school. The school was partly under construction and base level barriers are generally used to segregate pedestrian walkways…
Wigan Council - DDJ Glassbrook - Wigan County Court
A Claimant had her highways claim dismissed at trial after giving unconvincing evidence.
The Claimant alleged that she was walking along a road one evening with her friend, when her right foot got stuck in a pothole. She pleaded that she…
Barnes v Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
A Judge dismissed a claim for personal injury after finding that the Claimant had failed to prove her claim.
In April 2014, the Claimant alleged that she was walking home from the supermarket when she tripped on a defective grid and stubbed her…
Cook v Swansea City Council (2017) EWCA Civ 2142
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from an Appellant Claimant after his claim for damages in negligence and/or breach of duty under s2(2) of the Occupiers' Liability Act 1957 was dismissed.
The claim arose from an accident in…
Lord Keen of Elie QC has appeared before the House of Commons Justice committee to set out the government's agenda for personal injury reforms.
This one off session was intended to explain:
· the rationale and evidence supporting the Government's proposals for raising the…
London Organising Committee of the Olympic & Paralympic Games (In Liquidation) v Haydn Sinfield (2018) EWHC 51 (QB)
The Court have set out the correct approach to applications to have a personal injury claim dismissed for fundamental dishonesty pursuant to s.57 Criminal Justice and…
Various Claimants v WM Morrisons Supermarket PLC 2017 EWHC3113 (QB)
The High Court considered whether Morrisons supermarket ("the Defendant") was vicariously liable for an employee who intentionally disclosed personal details of staff on a file sharing website.
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