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On 13 April 2011, whilst visiting Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight, a 60 year old grandfather fell into a dry moat and suffered a serious head injury. In English Heritage v Taylor the Court of…Read more
Helen Morris and Denise Brosnan examine the evidence in this striking out of a public liability claim following a sign falling onto a pedestrian.Read more
Gabriel Fay continues his series of articles relating to the liability of local authorities for loss and damage caused by trees on the highway. Here, Gabriel considers how the duty on local…Read more
Judgment was handed down yesterday by the Supreme Court in the matter of Knauer v Ministry of Justice. In departing from the decision in Cookson v Knowles (1978) HL, the Supreme Court held that it is…Read more
The issue of whether a Part 36 offer is a “genuine attempt to settle the claim” is not new. The Civil Procedure Rules Committee recognised its importance by including it in the 2015 amendments to Part…Read more
Andrew Cousins examines the recent Court of Appeal decision in Crooks v Hendricks Lovell Limited (2016) on whether a claimant who successfully reviewed a Certificate of Recoverable Benefits after…Read more