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
New JSB Guidelines
The sixteenth edition of the Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases will be published on 11th April.
Digital Claims Portal: PD51ZB
FOIL has received the following formal indication from HMCTS confirming that the Digital Claims Portal (the DCP), under PD 51ZB, will become compulsory for claimants from 4th April.
Concussion in High-Risk Sports
This roundtable event looked at the issues of liability and causation in concussive head injury cases arising out of contact sports. The part to be played by insurers was also considered, given the spread of risk between professional and grass-roots players.
The impact of a S152 RTA declaration prior to 1 November 2019
Colley v Motor Insurers’ Bureau (2022) EWCA Civ 360
CRU Update: Recovery of NHS Charges From 1st April 2022
The Compensation Recovery Unit, on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), currently administers the above scheme, which allows for the recovery of National Health Service (NHS) costs following injuries where people claim and receive personal injury compensation.