Court of Appeal confirms contractor not liable for damage caused by hot works as resulting fire not reasonably foreseeable. The Claimant sued the
Breach of contract and measure of loss for machinery damage. Mueller’s copper factory was being re-roofed by the Defendant when it was severely
Adviser liable for breach of duty of care in contract and tort where employee failed to seek expert advice on safety of anti-mould chemical used on leather furniture.
Court confirms retainer determines law firm’s responsibilities: it does not assume responsibility for all previous advice of predecessor firms - Shepherd Construction Ltd v Pinsent Masons LLP 19.01.12.
The Commercial Court clarifies the meaning of the follow the leader clause.
The Court of Appeal upholds decision that exposure at work caused a neurological condition.
The EAT recently handed down its decision in the case of Publicis Consultants v O’Farrell, in which the employer (“Publicis”) was found to be in breach of contract in respect of a failure to pay notice pay to a departing employee, even though it had in fact made payment of an equivalent sum of money to the employee
In June 2006, Mr Kmiecic was working as a casual labourer for Mr Sniegula.
The Court of Appeal has lifted the interim injunctions previously awarded by the High Court in favour of Serco and London Midland against the RMT and ASLEF which had prevented the unions from calling their members out on strike as planned.
Nightclubs owe visitors a duty of care in respect of the actions of third parties on their premises; in this case there had been no breach of this duty.