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Multiple defendants and application of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS)
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2018

Since its introduction more than five years ago, the circumstances in which QOCS applies continues to be challenged and tested. The general principle


Fatal accident claims and divorce proceedings
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2018

The recent case of CC (Widow & Dependant of JC (Deceased) on behalf of herself and dependents v TD highlights an interesting point on the issue of


Injury claims and the defence of “ex turpi causa”
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2018

“Ex turpi causa” is a legal doctrine which states that a claim will not succeed if it arises in connection with the claimant’s own illegal act. It is


Application of QOCS in third party claims
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2018

It is almost five years since the Jackson Reforms and the introduction of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) in CPR 44.13 - 44.17, but the issues


Are police officers immune from claims if they cause injury in the course of their duties?
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • February 19 2018

This was one of the questions which the Supreme Court was asked to determine in the recent case of Robinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire. The


Early settlement offers and costs consequences
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2017

It is not uncommon for insurers to make offers to entice claimants into early settlement, especially in cases of substantial value, where the stress


Child belts and car drivers’ responsibility towards child passengers
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2017

The recent judgment handed down by the High Court in Northern Ireland in ES (A Minor by Rachel Ann Savage Her Mother & Next Friend) (Plaintiff) v (1)


Injury claims arising from “the use of a vehicle on the road”
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2017

Section 145(3) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 imposes a legal obligation on motor insurers to cover their insured for any liability incurred for death


Psychiatric injury claims for death caused by a road traffic collision
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

I recently settled claims for the parents of a five-year-old boy who was killed in a road traffic accident. The mother was collecting their son along


The importance of CCTV evidence in injury claims
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2017

I am frequently instructed by seriously injured clients to bring claims on their behalf and quite often liability is disputed due to conflicting