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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

Liability of expert witnesses post Jones v Kaney
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2011

Prior to March 2011 expert professionals enjoyed a partial immunity from negligence actions in circumstances where they were acting as expert witnesses.

Dog walker not negligent
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 14 2011

The claimant (C) alleged that he had been knocked over and sustained serious injuries when he collided with Taz, a Staffordshire bull terrier, being walked by D2 and owned by D1.

Without prejudice evidence
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2011

The fact that the adjudicator had received a without prejudice letter in evidence without the agreement of the defendant did not give rise to a valid claim of apparent bias.

A compliant nuisance?
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • July 29 2011

The English High Court has issued an important judgement on whether compliance with environmental permits can constitute a defence to a claim of nuisance.

Where will the buck stop?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 24 2011

The recent judgment of the Supreme Court in Jones v Kaney abolishing expert’s immunity from suit has been well publicised but what impact could it have on claims against solicitors?.

Consequences of inaccurate comments about employees
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2011

Most employers are aware that they are under a legal duty to take reasonable care in the preparation and provision of a reference for an employee or former employee.

  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2011

2011 EWHC 874 (TCC)The Second Defendant, William Attwell and Associates, ("Attwell"), applied to strike out the claim against them on the grounds that its limitation defence was bound to succeed.

Wasted costs jurisdiction will be invoked only rarely by the courts
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2011

Two recent decisions on wasted costs applications confirm that the courts will only rarely make a wasted costs order against solicitors and highlight the potential costs consequences for a party that inappropriately seeks such an order.

Beyond references - negligent statements
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • May 6 2011

I was interested to see the decision of the English court in the case of McKie v Swindon College reported here.