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March 2018

DAC Beachcroft secures 10th Casualty Fundamental Dishonesty Finding

DAC Beachcroft secures 10th Casualty Fundamental Dishonesty Finding

Last week our casualty counter fraud team secured a successful outcome in which a judge made a finding of fundamental dishonesty following Kerry Bell' ...

SRA Proposals for PII Reform

SRA Proposals for PII Reform

The SRA has now launched its long awaited consultation on reforming the Solicitors Minimum Terms & Conditions (MTCs) and the Compensation Fund. In ...

Anti-corruption lessons for MedTech companies following first conviction for failing to prevent bribery

Anti-corruption lessons for MedTech companies following first conviction for failing to prevent bribery

Life science and MedTech companies of all sizes should review their anti-corruption procedures following the outcome of the first contested case under ...

Court of Appeal rule switch from LSC to CFA funding pre-LASPO as unreasonable

Court of Appeal rule switch from LSC to CFA funding pre-LASPO as unreasonable

In the cases of Surrey v Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust (& Others) 2018 EWCA Civ 451 the Court of Appeal considered the reasonablenes ...

DAC Beachcroft on AVs in smart cities

DAC Beachcroft on AVs in smart cities

In a recent article by Inspiratia, DAC Beachcroft Partner, Peter Allchorne and Consultant, Michael McCabe, were asked for their views on the future of ...

Calling time on the compensation culture: The Civil Liability Bill is laid before Parliament

Calling time on the compensation culture: The Civil Liability Bill is laid before Parliament

Earlier this week the government published the long-awaited Civil Liability Bill. The Bill, which also incorporates proposed legislation to adjust the ...

Discount Rate Reform–the only way is up!

Discount Rate Reform–the only way is up!

The Civil Liability Bill contains proposals relating to Whiplash Reform and amends the Damages Act 1996. The amendments to this Act in Part 2 of the B ...

Forthcoming Changes to the Discount Rate

Forthcoming Changes to the Discount Rate

The Government has now explained how its proposed Discount Rate will be reviewed, and has opened the door for other changes to how claimants in person ...

Changes to NHS Continuing Healthcare Framework: Is your CCG ready?

Changes to NHS Continuing Healthcare Framework: Is your CCG ready?

As of 1 October 2018, the national framework which sets out how decisions are made about NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) will be changing.

DAC Beachcroft 2018 Review – January to March 2018

DAC Beachcroft 2018 Review – January to March 2018

So far the cases have not gone in the favour of defendants. The overall impression of the cases considered below is that employers cannot argue that i ...