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A&E receptionist found negligent for giving misleading waiting times - Michael Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
  • Stewarts
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2018

The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the appeal of the claimant and found that an A&E receptionist was negligent when she provided the claimant

Supreme Court restates SAAMCO principle in landmark judgment
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 4 2017

In a landmark judgment, the Supreme Court has brushed away much of the gloss that has accumulated around the now 20-year old SAAMCO principle, taking

(Re)insurance Weekly Update 38- 2016
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

The Court of Appeal's decision in this case was reported in Weekly Update 515. The insured solicitors had arranged funding for disbursements

Insurance fraud: when settlements can be overturned
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2016

The Supreme Court has set aside a settlement entered into by defendant liability insurers, despite the fact that the insurers had suspected that the

Fraudulent Devices - Versloot Dredging BV & Anor v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG & Ors
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2016

The Supreme Court has now handed down its decision in the final chapter of the long-running Versloot Dredging BV litigation. This decision is

Storytelling: are Insureds permitted to embellish their narratives in support of claims?
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2016

Yes - to an extent. In the case of Versloot Dredging BV and another (Appellants) v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG and others (Respondents)

AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2011

The Supreme Court recently released its judgment in the case of AXA General Insurance Limited and others v The Lord Advocate and others.

The future of expert witness immunity from prosecution
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • September 29 2011

Under UK law, expert witnesses were, until recently, immune from being sued for negligently performing their duties to the Court during litigation.

Experts’ immunity from suit
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

The Supreme Court has abolished an expert’s immunity from suit concerning breaches of duty, whether in contract or tort, in connection with their participation in legal proceedings.

Sienkiewicz: another decision about the UK’s “special” mesothelioma jurisprudence
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 23 2011

The Supreme Court’s decision in Sienkiewicz v Greif (2011 UKSC 10) is a detailed analysis of the “special” jurisprudence applicable to liability for causing mesothelioma.