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  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Contrasting decisions for dishonest claimants
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2009

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


Orchard v Lee
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2009

The claimant was a lunchtime assistant supervisor at a school


Smith v Finch
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • 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


John Christopher Morton v Portal Ltd 2010 EWHC 1804 (QB)
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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


Post settlement surveillance a warning!
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2011

In 2008 Mr Noble received damages totalling £3,397,000 for personal injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in 2003