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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


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


Drink driving and contributory negligence
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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