A defendant’s application for a variable PPO; and who bears the cost of a personal injury trust?
Martin v Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust (2022) EWHC 532 (QB)
Section 41 of the Consumer Protection Act 1987 and Limitation
Individual consumers of products are not able to circumvent the limitation longstop restricting claims for damages being brought under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (“the CPA”) more than 10 years after the product is first put into circulation.
Important developments in CPR
Consultation on changes to the Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (QOCS) regime in personal injury cases
Sanctions have repercussions for the shipping industry
For many years now, sanctions have been used as a tool to seek to influence the behaviour of states deemed to be acting in ways unacceptable to the international community. These sanctions are directed at preventing or limiting trading, importing and/or exporting goods (including technology) and freezing assets. The major instigators of sanctions have been the UN, the USA and the EU (including the UK prior to Brexit).
The importance of drawing up bills of costs in the correct format
AKC (Protected Party) v Barking, Havering & Redbridge University NHS Trust (2022) EWCA Civ
Is expert evidence crucial to a claim for acoustic shock?
Storey v British Telecommunications Plc (2022) EWCA Civ 616
Understanding Your Clients’ Universe
- London FOIL
This event, hosted by FOIL London, took place on 24th March 2022 and was led by Mark Huxley of Insure Scale UP.
The evidential status of credit hire agreements
Armstead v Royal Sun Alliance Insurance Company Limited (2022) EWCA Civ 497
House of Commons report on NHS reform
A House of Commons Committee has suggested a wholesale reform of the way in which compensation is paid to patients suffering harm while undergoing NHS treatment.
When can a court refuse to issue a Claim Form?
Chelfat v Hutchinson 3G UK Limited (2022) EWCA Civ 455
The DCP – Digital Claims in the County Court
FOIL meets with Lord Justice Birss and Mr Justice Johnson