A judge has refused a party’s application to remove their case from the shorter trial scheme. He also found that the scheme’s approach to disclosure was similar to that of the disclosure pilot.
A claimant who sought £6.6m in damages has accepted a £25,000 ‘nuisance’ payment after allegations of fundamental dishonesty were raised, despite suffering a genuine injury.
Defendant insurance lawyers have praised yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on untraced drivers, but a claimant solicitor has argued that innocent claimants could lose out as a result.
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.
The Court of Appeal ruling last week in the Bott & Co flight delay litigation shows that judges are not giving solicitors credit for being more business-like and efficient, a leading commentator has argued.
A High Court judge was wrong to order a defendant to make a £1m security for costs payment – almost the sum the claimant was seeking – to rely on a witness statement it had served late.
The High Court has given the personal representatives of deceased steelworkers more time to register their compensation claims under a group litigation order.
The Court of Appeal has set out a series of steps courts should take when deciding whether a professional negligence case involves ‘advice’ or ‘information’.
Elizabeth Johnson, an associate in the Exeter office of Ashfords, has become the first female chartered legal executive appointed to the judiciary. She has been appointed as a fee-paid judge of the First-tier Tribunal.
Allianz Insurance has worked with defendant law firm Keoghs to create what it says is the first “truly automated end-to-end digital solution” for stage 3 claims in the Ministry of Justice portal.
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