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A roundup of recent court decisions raising issues in relation to childhood abuse trials, unidentified drivers, an EL claim following a terrorist attack, the ability to adduce evidence in relation to life expectancy and concerns over the security of periodical payments against the backdrop of Brexit.
A roundup of recent court decisions raising issues in relation to vicarious liability, a stay in proceedings, litigant in person sanctions, and some limitation decisions.
The Civil Liability Bill is a big stride in the right direction but there remains a lot to play for on the detail to ensure it achieves its aim, we have warned
We are thrilled to announce that we have published a significantly updated edition of our guide to claims handling, which helps empower insurers, third party administrators, corporates and their claims teams to become less reliant on their lawyers.
The three-year limitation period in child abuse claims is about to be lifted in Scotland.
The law which empowers the Lord Chancellor to set the personal injury discount rate does not need to change, but the assumptions underlying it do to reflect the reality of investment today.
Lord Chancellor Elizabeth Truss has dramatically reduced the personal injury discount rate from 2.5% to minus 0.75%. The change will become effective on 20 March 2017.