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COVID-19 and the Impact on Home Deliveries

COVID-19 and the Impact on Home Deliveries

With the increase in online sales comes a number of risks, including the increased risk of road traffic accidents for home delivery drivers. This arti ...

Pressure Pays Off

Pressure Pays Off

In a recent out of court settlement Jennifer Brown and Rachel Glover of the Complex Injury team achieved a great result on behalf of Ageas Insurance b ...

Emerging from Lockdown – The Leisure, Health and Fitness Industry in England and the Republic of Ireland

Emerging from Lockdown – The Leisure, Health and Fitness Industry in England and the Republic of Ireland

This article aims to explore and contrast the legal obligations and guidance arising from the re-opening of Leisure, Health and Fitness Industry in En ...

Whiplash reforms - Myth Busting

Whiplash reforms - Myth Busting

As the new reforms reach the end of their first quarter year it is a good time to reflect on what was predicted, points that have been raised and 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 ...

“When we stop taking risks, we stop living life”

“When we stop taking risks, we stop living life”

Adding to the burgeoning canon of cases in which courts have accepted that accidents do happen and that not every injured Claimant has a right of redr ...

Data Breach Costs And The Small Claims Track – Disrupting The Gravy Train

Data Breach Costs And The Small Claims Track – Disrupting The Gravy Train

It is common-place for straightforward lower value claims issued in the High Court for data breach to be transferred to the County Court and allocated ...

Fundamental Dishonesty: Cut and Dried!

Fundamental Dishonesty: Cut and Dried!

Zurich and DAC Beachcroft’s Casualty Fraud Team have thwarted a suspected organised casualty fraud securing a finding of fundamental dishonesty agains ...

Education Newsletter - August 2021

Education Newsletter - August 2021

Welcome to our first Education newsletter featuring topical news and insights for our clients and contacts. In this issue, we look at trends in claims ...

Predicted Grades 2021

Predicted Grades 2021

Following the chaos that ensued last Summer, the government has confirmed how academic qualifications including GCSEs and A-Levels will be assessed in ...