Archive for July, 2016

Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd v Khan & Ors (2016) QBD (Judge Walden-Smith)

An insurance company applied for permission to bring contempt proceedings against the second and third respondents (R2 and R3). R3, a doctor, had examined a driver who had been in an accident in December 2011. His report, dated 17 February 2012, said the driver had symptoms including muscle spasms and continuing pain. The driver’s solicitors, […]

July 28, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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Darren Scott v Nicholas Joseph Gavigan [2016] EWCA Civ 544

The gross carelessness of a pedestrian in running across a road into the path of an oncoming moped driver was not foreseeable and meant that the pedestrian was wholly responsible for the road traffic accident. However, the court noted that it was doubtful that the pedestrian’s behaviour was a new intervening act (as had been […]

July 15, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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