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June 2022

Cannabis Claims – A Growing Issue for Insurers

Cannabis Claims – A Growing Issue for Insurers

At DACB, we are continually working with insurers and the industry to assess and counter emerging issues around claims and fraud. One such issue is th ...

NHS Resolution publishes report following thematic review of clinical negligence claims relating to diabetes and lower limb complications in England

NHS Resolution publishes report following thematic review of clinical negligence claims relating to diabetes and lower limb complications in England

NHS Resolution has published an important report on lower limb claims (the majority of which involving amputations) arising from diabetes in England, ...

MEES Regulations – A Timely Reminder

MEES Regulations – A Timely Reminder

During the chaos of the last 2 years, it is likely (and understandable) that energy efficiency matters took a back seat for landlords who were grappli ...

The UK Innovation Strategy: Learnings and reflections from 2021/2022

The UK Innovation Strategy: Learnings and reflections from 2021/2022

In July 2021, the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy published a policy paper entitled The UK Innovation Strate ...

Competition Appeals Tribunal grants Collective Proceedings Order in Trucks Litigation

Competition Appeals Tribunal grants Collective Proceedings Order in Trucks Litigation

On 8 June, in the latest instalment of the long-running “Trucks Litigation”, the Competition Appeals Tribunal (“CAT”) granted Road Haulage Association ...

Actionable or acceptable? – The narrow line between sport and Tort

Actionable or acceptable? – The narrow line between sport and Tort

Background Personal injury claims arising out of incidents between participants in sport is an area that has provided some difficult issues over the y ...

Supreme Court Decisions on Occupier Test – ignore the facts, focus on the bigger picture!

Supreme Court Decisions on Occupier Test – ignore the facts, focus on the bigger picture!

In a much anticipated decision of the Supreme Court in no less than three appeals by telecommunications operators, Lady Rose made clear today that the ...

Judgment delivered to strike out Defence & Counterclaim

Judgment delivered to strike out Defence & Counterclaim

The Court considered how solicitor delay in making prompt Applications could be disadvantageous to the client. The solicitor should consider whether t ...

Latest on what lies ahead for data in health and social care

Latest on what lies ahead for data in health and social care

The final version of the Department of Health and Social Care’s data strategy - Data saves lives: reshaping health and social care with data - has now ...

UK data protection compliance: The journey in a new direction begins

UK data protection compliance: The journey in a new direction begins

On Friday 17th June 2022, the UK Government published its eagerly awaited response to the “Data: a new direction” consultation. As a reminder, the con ...