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  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 21 2013

The court was asked to assess damages in a claim for personal injury caused by five years of sexual abuse by a grandfather of his granddaughter

Abuse claims a developing area

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 21 2013

Recent news events mean that abuse claims are currently in the public eye. The law in this area is complex with various avenues of redress under both

Maclennan v Hartford Europe Limited 2012 EWHC 36 (QBD)

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 12 2012

The claimant worked for the defendant company as a human resources manager

Hadlow v Peterborough City Council (2012)

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 12 2012

Peterborough City Council appealed against a decision awarding the claimant damages for personal injury on the basis that the accident was not reasonably foreseeable

XVW & YZA v (1) Gravesend Grammar School for Girls (2) Adventure Life Signs Ltd 2012

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 12 2012

Two schoolgirls were raped during an overseas school trip to Belize

Recent decisions

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 16 2011

The claimant was a 10 year old schoolgirl

The discount rate past, present and future

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 16 2011

The basis for a claim in compensation in personal injury is to put the claimant in the same position they would have been had they not been injured

Code for third party litigation funders

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 16 2011

A Code of Conduct for third party funders of litigation was published on 24 November 2011

Tavernor Joe Douglas (by his litigation friend William Robertson) v Matthew James O’Neill 2011 EWHC 601 (QB)

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 26 2011

The Court of Appeal agreed with the defendant that - where surveillance had been obtained of a claimant - the defendant was entitled to withhold disclosure until such time as the claimant served witness evidence

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

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 26 2011

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