Archive for March, 2015

JANE LAPORTE (2) NICHOLAS CHRISTIAN v COMMISSIONER OF POLICE OF THE METROPOLIS (2015) [2015] EWHC 371 (QB)

The Defendant had won every substantive issue at trial, but on assessment his costs were reduced by one third in light of his failure to engage in alternative dispute resolution. ADR had been on the Claimant’s agenda and pursued throughout the litigation and the Court found that the Defendant had failed without good reason to […]

March 28, 2015 · Editorial Team · Comments Closed
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Claiming compensation after a car crash – why you need advice from an expert!

Compensation was given for the editing and publication of this post. Recently we were reading a report on The Guardian website’s Consumer Champions page, about how one unfortunate motorist has had nothing but communication problems with her insurer when trying to claim on her policy for a relatively minor car crash; turning what was already […]

March 19, 2015 · Editorial Team · Comments Closed
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LOUISE CONLON v ROYAL SUN ALLIANCE INSURANCE PLC [2015] EWCA Civ 92

The claimant sought costs of her second appeal in a small claim to the Court of Appeal. The Court reasoned that that it cannot make an order for costs on the appeal of a small claim unless the Defendant’s behaviour had been unreasonable or unless it re-allocated the claim to the multi-track pursuant to CPR […]

March 15, 2015 · Editorial Team · Comments Closed
Posted in: Cases