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Johnson & Johnson: the fightback

United Kingdom, USA - January 3 2018 In the October edition of the Disease Review we reported that in a US decision Eva Echeverria received an award of damages against Johnson & Johnson

Striking out for abuse of process

United Kingdom - January 3 2018 In a recent claim handled by BLM, the issue of abuse of process was considered by the court. BLM had been instructed to act on behalf of a defendant

Supreme Court on vicarious liability: Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council

United Kingdom - January 3 2018 In Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council the Supreme Court has held that local authorities are not subject to a “non-delegable duty” to ensure that

Don’t let the bed bugs bite

United Kingdom - January 3 2018 Bed bug infestations are on the rise. British Airways has recently had to apologise and upgrade three passengers after a flight from Vancouver to

Reopening settled claims: VWF claims from the 90s

United Kingdom - January 3 2018 The Court of Appeal in Graham Thomas v Hugh James Ford Simey Solicitors 2017 (judgment here) has considered a professional negligence claim against

‘Ghost’ brokers scamming drivers

United Kingdom - January 11 2018 Unscrupulous ghost insurance brokers are offering cut price policies which are far from legal according to BLM, leading insurance risk and commercial

Firm signs of progress towards fixing costs in holiday sickness claims

United Kingdom - January 5 2018 Claims for gastric illness sustained on all-inclusive holidays are a discrete area in which fixed recoverable costs look very likely to be introduced

There’s no cherry picking when it comes to costs regimes: Catalano

United Kingdom - January 3 2018 The Court of Appeal has ruled that claimants may not “blow hot and cold” with which regime they are entitled to select when it comes to costs, i.e

Striking out for abuse of process

United Kingdom - January 3 2018 In a recent claim handled by BLM, the issue of abuse of process was considered by the court. BLM had been instructed to act on behalf of a defendant

Reopening settled claims: VWF claims from the 90s

United Kingdom - January 3 2018 The Court of Appeal in Graham Thomas v Hugh James Ford Simey Solicitors 2017 (judgment here) has considered a professional negligence claim against