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Client Alerts 05/01/2021
The development of a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus has been a welcome one for most of us. It promises a return to some semblance of normality after a difficult year. The government have indicated their intent to roll out a mass vaccination programme, with the most vulnerable in our society being one of the earliest groups targeted.
News And Events 25/03/2020
The High Court (Mr Justice Griffiths) has recently handed down judgment for the claimant in a sexual abuse claim. The claimant was awarded £17,000 for abuse by a former football scout, Frank Roper, for whose actions the defendant football club was held vicariously liable.
The Court of Appeal has overturned the decision of Garnham J. in MacKenzie v Alcoa.
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.
Client Alerts 08/02/2019
On 6th February 2019, Master Thornett handed down what is believed to be the first judgment on the issue of Periodical Payment Orders (PPOs) as a mechanism for funding future immunotherapy in mesothelioma claim
The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in a case concerning the scope of vicarious liability in circumstances where an employee’s wrongful conduct occurred outside of both office hours and the workplace.