Legal News

Supreme Court: No right to sue untraced driver

Accident victims have no right to sue an untraced driver, the Supreme Court has ruled today in the case of a hit-and-run driver and a registered owner who refused to identify him or her.

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Ukraine president handed costs penalty over libel claim approach

The “wasteful and obstructive stance” taken by the president of Ukraine in refusing to agree to a preliminary hearing on meaning in a libel case against the BBC has been penalised in costs.

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Claimant “bound” by failure to change figure in portal

A claimant whose solicitors failed to amend the gross settlement box in the Ministry of Justice portal while negotiating with the defendant insurer was stuck with the figure, a circuit judge has ruled.

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