Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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March 2018

Musician Wins Hearing Loss Case

Musician Wins Hearing Loss Case

The Claimant, a professional viola player, employed in an orchestra at the Royal Opera House (ROH), claimed damages for hearing loss, namely acoustic ...

Qualified one-way costs shifting: What constitutes an exception to the rules and when will the Court apply its discretion in relation to the cost award?

Qualified one-way costs shifting: What constitutes an exception to the rules and when will the Court apply its discretion in relation to the cost award?

Qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) applies to personal injury claims commenced after 1 April 2013. It provides that a bona fide, losing claimant ...

New Code offers product recall guidance

New Code offers product recall guidance

Product recall principles set out in new Code The first government-backed Code of Practice for product recall in the UK has been launched by the new O ...

Minimise your exposure: Licence and media agreements

Minimise your exposure: Licence and media agreements

It is increasingly important for Trusts to be aware of and understand their licensing and media agreements, with some providers targeting Trusts and u ...

£170,000 credit fraud hire claim results in custodial sentences

£170,000 credit fraud hire claim results in custodial sentences

DAC Beachcroft secures 12 month custodial and 9 month suspended sentence for husband and wife fraudsters in £170,000.00 credit fraud hire claim.

Asbestos – A Limitation Decision

Asbestos – A Limitation Decision

The Claimant, aged 81, claimed provisional damages against each of the Defendants for alleged asbestos–related injury leading to the development of di ...

Fair-handed approach? Latest on challenging Health Service Ombudsman decisions

Fair-handed approach? Latest on challenging Health Service Ombudsman decisions

Summary The Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman investigates around 4,000 complaints a year (mainly relating to NHS services), with around 40 ...

ThreatInformer Cyber Threat Advisory – March 2018

ThreatInformer Cyber Threat Advisory – March 2018

In the wake of the catastrophic Spectre and Meltdown bugs published in January, the usual suspects are back at large again, with Microsoft and Adobe l ...

Cyber Threat Advisory

Cyber Threat Advisory

Crypto-Currency Mining Attacks NCC Group’s Network Threat Monitoring and Incident Response teams are reporting a significant and sustained increase in ...

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - March 2018

Cyber Insurance, Privacy and Data Security Newsletter - March 2018

GDPR – Are you ready? It's the final countdown! With less than 60 days to go until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, ...