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Rylands v Fletcher up in smoke?

United Kingdom - October 9 2012 In the recent case of Stannard v Gore [2012] EWCA Civ 1248 (judgment 4.10.12) the Court of Appeal took on the herculean task of reviewing several hundred years of case law in order to answer the following: Will a landowner be liable for the damage caused by fire which (through no fault of his own) ‘escapes’ from his land?

The Weekly Roundup: the Meatloaf Edition

United Kingdom - January 24 2022 It was a sad week this week for the team; not only did we learn of Meatloaf's death, which left us reeling, but of the Court of Appeal's heartless…

Sarah Prager

CPR 35.1: when is expert evidence ‘reasonably required’? (1/2)

United Kingdom - November 6 2015 Expert evidence is often talked of in terms of parties' 'rights', i.e. to a fair trial or for equality of arms. In the field of PI and Clinical…

Non-binding mediation agreements: the duty to warn

United Kingdom - August 29 2013 Advising on the meaning and effects of settlement is a task faced by most litigators on a daily basis, often in time-pressurised conditions. And yet…

Airlines adopt the brace position in TUI/Nelson

European Union - October 23 2012 European airlines are bracing themselves this morning for the ECJ's judgment in the joined cases of TUI and Nelson (Cases C-581/10 and C-629/10) – expected at 9.30am.