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Griffiths v TUI: Appeal allowed

13th October, 2021

The eagerly awaited judgement of the Court of Appeal in the case of Griffiths v TUI [2021] EWCA Civ 1442 was handed down on Thursday 7th October 2021.


Ministry of Justice to press ahead with fixed costs expansion

24th September, 2021

As all in the legal profession will know the expansion of fixed recoverable costs has been on the cards since Sir Rupert Jackson's 2017 report and subsequent consultation paper in 2019.


Judge entitled to find a claimant was not dishonest

20th August, 2021

In Michael v I E & D Hurford Ltd (t/a Rainbow) [2021] EWHC 2318, Mrs Justice Stacey was asked to determine an appeal from the finding at first instance that a Claimant was not dishonest.


Deduction of legal fees from the client's damages: PI Costs Victory

15th June, 2021

The decision in SGI Legal LLP v Karatysz is the latest in a series of cases on which individuals have brought successful RTA claims and then sought an assessment of their solicitors' bill of costs.


"What a mix up" - work begins on whiplash portal 'mixed claims' test cases

10th June, 2021

With the new Official Injury Claims portal now live the question of valuing cases with multiple injuries remains uncertain.


Court of Appeal set to hear 'Informed consent' dispute

9th April, 2021

The Court of Appeal is later this year, set to hear a case involving a personal injury claim, and the subsequent dispute involving the legal fees of the Claimant.


Government reveals long-awaited whiplash rules and tariffs

17th March, 2021

The new whiplash reforms constitute the biggest change to date to the Personal Injury market landscape since the LASPO changes in 2013.


Good news for struggling businesses, but will business interruption claims now be plain sailing?

29th January, 2021

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in the Covid-19 Business Interruption insurance test case, allowing all four of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)�??s appeals and unanimously dismissing those brought by 6 of the 8 In


Are All Claimants Covered? Arag Plc v Jones & Anor [2020]

22nd January, 2021

Mr Jones and Ms Gibson were joint tenants who brought an action against their Landlord for housing disrepair. Their Landlord (Mr Francis) then counterclaimed.


High Court rules: Unsealed claim forms not good service

11th January, 2021

In Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd & Ors v Visa Europe Ltd v Ors, Mr Justice Morgan ruled that the unsealed forms served on the last day permitted were not claim forms and therefore serving them was not good service. As a result, the claims were deemed out


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