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The Liability Hot Potato - Who's to Blame in the Age of Autonomous Vehicles
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • November 1 2018

A recent study conducted by the National Highway Transportation Safety Association (NHSTA) attributes 94 percent of serious automobile crashes to


Insurance brokers’ negligence: the approach to causation
  • CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2018

The court has provided useful clarification on the approach to causation in claims against insurance brokers, in particular what a claimant has to


Personal Injury - Further fundamental dishonesty guidance
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2016

The Court of Appeal has confirmed a recent lower court ruling that failing to prove a case does not mean the claimant was dishonest and loses QOCS


Are you a specified person?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2011

The new Construction Act introduces the concept of a specified person who can serve both a payment notice or a pay less notice on behalf of the payer.


And the meaning of “gross negligence” is...?
  • Mayer Brown
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

Negligence is a familiar concept in English law but what does the term “gross negligence” mean in a contract?


Unravelling transactions the party’s over
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2011

In March the Court of Appeal handed down its eagerly awaited decision in Pitt v Holt, unexpectedly overturning what has been known as the principle set out in Re Hastings-Bass.


Broker under duty to draw insured's attention to endorsement
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2011

The insured suffered loss caused by a fire at its premises in Camden Market.


Overturning trustee decisions: after Hastings-Bass
  • Nabarro LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 25 2011

Those attempting to reverse a decision of trustees have, since 1975, invoked "the rule in Hastings-Bass".


Unravelling transactions: the party’s over
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2011

Earlier this week the Court of Appeal handed down its eagerly awaited decision in Pitt and Another v Holt and Another, unexpectedly overturning what has been known as the principle set out in Re Hastings-Bass.


A new age of corporate accountability?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2011

On Tuesday 15 February 2011 Cotswold Geotechnical Holdings Ltd became the first company to be prosecuted and convicted of corporate manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007.