The High Court in Liverpool has refused to transfer one of the biggest claims ever filed in this country to the Rolls Building in London, emphasising a core principle of the Business & Property Courts structure.
Cheshire law firm Bott & Co has started preparing a group action against pregnancy and parenting support club Bounty, for illegally sharing personal information of 14 million people.
The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision that stopped the massive £14bn Mastercard class action – the biggest opt-out claim in English legal history.
The impending change to the discount rate means a focus on old part 36 offers, accommodation claims and cases that have settled but still require court approval, a leading defendant lawyer has said.
Assessing the demands of social justice in cases involving vicarious liability is “not a one-way street” for accident victims, a High Court judge has ruled.
A likely reduction in fraudulent insurance claims – because of more stringent regulation of CMCs and next year’s whiplash reforms – will probably not boost insurers’ profits, it was claimed today.
A woman who lied about the extent of her injuries and disabilities following negligent surgery and sought more than £2.3m in compensation has been jailed for five months.
Lord Hain has today been cleared of wrongdoing in naming Sir Philip Green as the claimant in his high-profile case against the Daily Telegraph while acting as an adviser to the newspaper’s law firm.