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Government to raise small claims limit to £1,500 for EL and PL personal injury claims in April 2022

United Kingdom - April 27 2021 The Government has confirmed that it intends to increase the small claims track limit for personal injury arising out of employers’ and public…

Post-Brexit Cross-Border Casualty Claims: A summary

European Union, United Kingdom - January 8 2021 The transition period has ended and a deal was agreed. However, what are the implications for cross-border civil proceedings involving casualty claims…

Highways Act: Defects not considered cause of Claimant's accident

United Kingdom - December 29 2020 The High Court recently considered the application of the Highways Act and negligence in circumstances where it was alleged that a local authority had…

Failure to grit: Council found partially responsible for collision

United Kingdom - October 27 2020 The High Court has held that a local authority failed to take ‘reasonably practicable’ actions to remove ice on a section of road known for collisions…

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High Court finds employer not vicariously liable for employee's practical joke

United Kingdom - October 7 2020 An employer was not vicariously liable for the actions of an employee who had played a 'practical joke' which injured a colleague. The incident was…