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McKie v Swindon College
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2011

High Court holds ex-employer liable for negligent misstatement due to email sent to new employer 6 years after employee had left.


Oh what a jolly holiday...
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2010

Hundreds of thousands of Britons will be packing their bags soon to enjoy the summer sunshine abroad.


Risks for trustees
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2010

Being a trustee isn't just for professionals or people 'minding the family assets'.


Supervision failure costs council
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2009

An incident in which a pupil was injured during a break at school, when he was hit by a rock thrown by another pupil, resulted in the county council responsible being found negligent.


Incarceration does not bring compensation
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 4 2009

In an unusual case, the House of Lords has confirmed that a person cannot benefit from their own wrongdoing.


Negligence: LEA who failed to protect a head teacher from bullying and harassment by two school governors found liable for her psychiatric injury
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2009

A Court has found that an LEA who failed to protect a Head Teacher from bullying and harassment by two School governors was liable for the psychiatric injury caused in the case of Connor v Surrey County Council, unreported.


Disability discrimination: the High Court rejects an employer's claim for damages for fraudulent or negligent misrepresentation against a managing director who failed to disclose a history of depression in her pre-employment medical questionnaire
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2009

In the case of Cheltenham Borough Council v Laird 2009 EWHC 1253 HC, the High Court has rejected the Council’s claim for damages for fraudulent or negligent misrepresentation against a Managing Director who failed to disclose a history of depression in her pre-employment medical questionnaire.


Loss calculation date must be reasonable
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2009

House purchasers who acted on a structural engineer’s advice, which subsequently proved to be incorrect, were able to claim for their loss based on a valuation made seven years after the event, the court ruled recently.


Tax - negligence and the burden of proof
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 2 2009

When HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) believe that a taxpayer has understated their income, an assessment is raised to collect the tax which they calculate has been underpaid.


Animal injury - expectation matters
  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2008

The law takes different positions on the responsibility of owners for damage caused by their animals, depending on the type of animal and the circumstances under which the damage occurred.