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marzo 2018

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

£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.

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 ...

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 ...

Brexit Briefs - How will Brexit affect the Green Card?

Brexit Briefs - How will Brexit affect the Green Card?

DAC Beachcroft Partner, Jasminka O'Hora, discusses how Brexit could affect the Green Card, in the next video in our series of Brexit Briefs.

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, ...

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 ...