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Forbes recognised as pioneers within the legal industry

For the second time in two years Forbes have been shortlisted for two national awards for their work in the arena of Social Care claims. The team have been nominated by both the Solicitors Journal Awards and the Claims Awards which recognises the brightest stars in the UK Insurance read the full article, please click here.

Beware – The Rise of Cavity Wall Insulation Claims

Claimants are now turning their attention to cavity wall insulation claims. We have noticed increased activity in this area with firms offering on ‘no win, no fee’ funding read the full article, please click here.

Solicitors Ordered to Pay Wasted Costs After Signing False Statement of Truth

In Brown v Haven Insurance Company Ltd (unreported), 7 January 2016, (Leeds County Court), the court heard an application for wasted costs against solicitors who had signed a statement of truth on a schedule of damages which included an incorrect claim for read the full article, please click here.

High Court confirms there is No Duty to Remove Moss from the Highway

Rollinson v Dudley MBC ([2015] EWHC 3330 (QB)

In this appeal, the High Court was asked to determine whether councils are under a duty to keep all roads, pavements and footpaths free from moss and read the full article, please click here.

Duty to Repair is Not to be Equated with a Duty to Make Safe

This tragic case arises out of Paul Dodd’s death on Christmas Day 2007. He and his wife, both Australians, were on their honeymoon. They were the guests of the sixth defendant, who was then the leasehold owner of a flat in Notting read the full article, please click here.

Forbes at Trial     

Man Walks Into A Door!

The Claimant visited a store owned by the Defendant.  He alleged that as he approached the automatic door at the entrance to the store that the door failed to open properly.  The Claimant walked into the door just after it had started to open and sustained facial read the full article, please click here.

Claimant Fails to Prove Mechanism of the Accident

The Claimant alleged that she was shopping in the bakery section of the store when she bent down to pick up a pie from the bottom shelf; as she stood up and turned to put the item in her trolley, her foot is said to have caught on a piece of metal racking which was allegedly protruding from underneath the shelf causing her to fall to the floor and sustain read the full article, please click here.



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