It is not the role of the courts to subject “uncontroverted” expert reports to “the same kind of analysis and critique as if it was evaluating a controverted or contested report”, the High Court has ruled.
There was a 38% fall in the number of injury claims registered with the Compensation Recovery Unit during the first three months of lockdown, government figures have confirmed.
The Law Society has warned of “legal havoc” if the High Court and Court of Appeal, as well as the Supreme Court, are allowed to depart from EU case law after the Brexit transition period.
NHS Resolution, the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers and patient safety charity Action against Medical Accidents have signed up to a new protocol to better manage claims during Covid-19.
A local authority must cover the costs of redacting court documents which are being disclosed to a freelance journalist, the High Court has ruled.
The High Court has overturned a ruling that a claimant who defeated an argument that a car accident he was involved in was bogus, but lied about his injuries, was not fundamentally dishonest.
The Court of Appeal has refused Volkswagen permission to appeal the decision that it tried to cheat clean air regulations. It said Mr Justice Waksman’s decision was clearly correct.
Three High Court judges have expressed concerns about the increasing prevalence of aggressive approaches to litigation where every point, good or bad, is taken.