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Recovering economic loss
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 28 2011

It is a long established common law principle that economic losses, for example, loss of income, are recoverable where they are consequent upon damage to revenue earning property.

Economic loss actions still on track
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2011

The law is the embodiment of common sense: or, at any rate, it should be.

Beneficial owner of property can claim for foreseeable economic losses in an action for negligence
  • Rajah & Tann Asia
  • United Kingdom
  • June 4 2010

It is an accepted principle that a defendant who negligently damages property belonging to a third party is not liable to any claimant for economic loss suffered because of the claimant's dependence upon that property.

Charging for residential social care a consultation following Peters
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

The outcome in Peters v East Midlands Strategic Health Authority 2009 was a disappointment to defendants (and arguably the majority of taxpayers).

Through the looking glass: make sure your liability clause means what you want it to mean
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2010

This particular case serves as a good reminder of why it is important to draft liability clauses carefully.

The UK draft Bribery Bill
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 1 2009

It is recorded in the literature which has been produced by the UK Government to accompany the draft Bribery Bill that the UK Government seeks to enact a law that is simple enough to be readily understood and which provides modern criminal offences to address bribery at home or abroad.

Ombudsman threat looms large for mortgage advisers
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2009

As the recession bites and cracks start appearing in past deals we can expect to see an array of claims against professionals coming out of the woodwork.

Negligence: a consultant's duty of care in tort for economic losses
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • United Kingdom
  • August 29 2008

When will a consultant owe a design and build contractor (with whom it has no contractual relationship) a duty of care in tort during the tendering period, to avoid causing the contractor economic loss?

Commencement of limitation period for claims for economic loss following negligent advice or valuation
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2008

The Court of Appeal yesterday provided further guidance on when the limitation period begins for claims for pure financial loss following negligent advice or over-valuation.

Public liability insurance
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2007

Field J had to consider certain preliminary issues on the interpretation of a public liability insurance policy.