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26 July 2018 Organisations owe no duty to staff when responding to claims

In Bowen v Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis, the Supreme Court have confirmed that members of the workforce aggrieved by the way in which such claims are defended or settled are not entitled to pursue a claim against their employers on this basis.

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1 June 2018 Court experts beware...

The case of Ruffell v Lovatt is a salutary tale of how a party’s expert’s evidence can unravel in court. The Judge severely criticised one of the Claimant’s experts, finding him ill-prepared and ill-equipped to give balanced and impartial evidence.

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24 November 2017 FA confirms start date for study into football related brain damage


Following mounting pressure, the Football Association has confirmed a study into suspected links between heading a football and brain damage will begin in January.

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3 February 2017 The death of Pre-Action Disclosure Applications (PADs)…?

In the case of Sharp v Leeds City Council (2017), the Court of Appeal found pre-action disclosure applications were not exempt from the EL/PL pre-action protocol fixed costs scheme

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16 February 2016 Employers liability - key guidance

The claimant was expected to visit clients and provide care in their homes. As the claimant visited a client she slipped and injured her wrist.

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17 December 2015 Children in care should be a priority for mental health services

It has been reported that mental health services are turning looked-after children away as they do not fit the criteria for treatment

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12 August 2015 Insurance Act a year to go

The Insurance Act 2015 (the Act) comes into force a year today, bringing with it the most significant reform of commercial insurance law in over 100 years.

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