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A claimant who brought a fake personal injury claim against Milton Keynes Council has been sentenced to 8 months in prison for contempt of court. The claimant suggested that he had tripped over a…Read more
In this important judgment for local authorities, other occupiers and their insurers, the Court of Appeal allowed London Borough of Sutton’s appeal against a finding of primary liability for its…Read more
A personal injury claimant who alleged his wrist injury had been caused by a trip on a raised kerbstone, has been found in contempt of court in respect of his personal injury claim against Surrey…Read more
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