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Following the groundbreaking decision in Robinson v Bourne Leisure, a new judgment in the recent case of Klimcke v Bourne Leisure has re-affirmed and built on that decision to lay further foundations for future defences against slip claims in a hospitality setting.
Could we be experiencing the beginning of a new wave of mass claims?
Regulation 2 of the Social Security Amendment Regulations 2019, which was laid before Parliament on 9 September 2019 and is set to come in to force on 9 December 2019, is unlikely to have been on many legacy insurers’ radar but could pave the way for a new wave of legacy disease claims.
The standard practice in sexual offence cases is that the victim will have anonymity for life unless they decide to waive that anonymity.
Our Crime and Regulatory team recently dealt with a case where a retailer was investigated and interviewed for safety offences after an in-store incident when an elderly customer fell on the shop floor.
In 2017 the Northern Ireland Executive set up an inquiry and investigation into allegations of abuse in children’s residential homes run by religious, charitable and state organisations in Northern Ireland from 1922 to 1995.