Archive for February, 2016

Colin Crooks v Hendricks Lovell [2016] EWCA Civ 8

The court considered the correct interpretation of a Defendant’s Part 36 offer in a personal injury claim that was stated to be net of the recoverable benefits payable to the Compensation Recovery Unit. The Defendant had made a Part 36 offer for “ВЈ18,500 net of CRU [a certificate of recoverable benefits issued by the Compensation […]

February 28, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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Desmond Atkins v Co-operative Group [2016] EWHC 80 (QB)

It was appropriate to replace an order for judgment for the Claimant on his negligence claim with an order for judgment on the issue of breach of duty only, in circumstances where material medical evidence had only come to light following judgment. The Claimant sought damages for diffuse pleural thickening and asbestosis caused by exposure […]

February 15, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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Could You Soon Be Prosecuting Parents for Physically Punishing Their Children?

Consideration was given for the editing and publication of this post. The line between abuse and parental correction is different for every citizen, but at some point, there needs to be a defining line when it comes to corporal punishment. Spanking has always been a loosely defined form of child rearing and one that Canada […]

February 12, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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