Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Mark Bailey

It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it

It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it

We look at two recent cases concerning vicarious liability following the earlier Supreme Court decisions involving Morrisons supermarkets

Bathie v Anthony [2021] 10 WLUK 515

Bathie v Anthony [2021] 10 WLUK 515

This was a trial on liability arising out of a trampling incident in which a member of the public had been injured by a cow. The court found that the ...

Steve Hill Ltd v Mrs Sarah Witham (Widow and Executrix of the estate of Neil Witham deceased) [2021]

Steve Hill Ltd v Mrs Sarah Witham (Widow and Executrix of the estate of Neil Witham deceased) [2021]

This recent decision from the Court of Appeal handed down on 26th August 2021, affirms the judgment given at the original assessment of damages hearin ...

Catastrophic loss and fundamental dishonesty: Where better to hide a tree than a forest?

Catastrophic loss and fundamental dishonesty: Where better to hide a tree than a forest?

It is a commonly held misconception that fraudulent claims and fundamental dishonesty are problems found only in the world of low value and high volum ...

Ogden 8: Modest Multiplier Reductions

Ogden 8: Modest Multiplier Reductions

The much awaited latest version of the Ogden Tables (the 8th edition) has now been published by the Government Actuary’s Department (GAD). What impact ...