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Contrasting decisions for dishonest claimants

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 15 2009

The courts have recently considered two cases involving fraud arising from road traffic accidents

Orchard v Lee

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 15 2009

The claimant was a lunchtime assistant supervisor at a school

Smith v Finch

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 15 2009

The claimant sustained a serious traumatic brain injury when he was knocked off his pedal bike by a motorcycle

Occupiers not obliged to highlight obvious risks

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 5 2009

Bourne Leisure Limited (B) appealed against the decision that it was liable for an accident in which a two year old boy died

Uren v (1) Corporate Leisure (UK) Limited (2) Ministry of Defence (3) David Lionel Pratt & Ors (Syndicate 2525)

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 21 2010

The claimant sought damages for serious personal injuries which occurred in an "It's a Knockout" style fun day organised by his employer (the Ministry of Defence

Drink driving and contributory negligence

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 24 2010

Much has been written in the legal press about the relevance of Darren Best v Damion Smyth 2010 EWCA Civ 204 and the court's approach to interim payments

Esdale v Dover District Council 2010 EWCA Civ 409

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 24 2010

The test for determining whether or not the Council had taken reasonable steps to see that visitors were safe did not depend upon what standards the Council had set itself

Estelle Maria Clarke v Colin Maltby 2010 EWHC 1856 (QB)

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 24 2010

The defendant was ordered to pay the claimant's costs of a quantum hearing on an indemnity basis following their conduct at trial

John Christopher Morton v Portal Ltd 2010 EWHC 1804 (QB)

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2011

When a claimant accepted that the value of his claim for past and future earnings was lower than pleaded this was not indicative of exaggeration within CPR 44.3(5)(d) (NB: which obliges the court to consider the parties’ conduct in this respect when ordering costs

Singh & Ors v Habib (2) AIG 2011 EWCA Civ 599

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 26 2011

Insurers appealed against a judge's refusal to admit fresh evidence concerning allegations of fraud arising out of a RTA