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The Court of Appeal has dismissed the claimant’s appeal against an order striking out his noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) claim. At the time of the strike out application the defendant was a dissolved company.
Welcome to the latest edition of disease and abuse Aware.
- Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence: Prejudice (Limitation) in Scottish Abuse cases
- Hearing loss and quantum: When the Audiogram is Not the Whole Story.
- Lost in Time: Court of Appeal overturns MacKenzie
- The absent expert: Can last-minute unavailability justify the loss of a trial date?
- Vibration induced injury claims on the rise again?
- Disease and abuse aware | February 2020
- A Matter of consent
- A Bitter Taste
- Whither Asbestos
Client Alerts 21/02/2017
The recent case of Michael Hobson v Birmal Components Limited (1) and JFL Automotive Limited (2) once again highlights the importance of defendants obtaining robust medical evidence.
When you consider the term ‘Occupational Disease’ what comes to your mind first? Associate, Steve Gowland takes a look at a number of recent developments which have caught the attention of the press, and why employers and insurers should remain tuned in to the ever growing definition of occupational illness.
Client Alerts 12/02/2016
In a case run by Stephen Croston, partner in Keoghs' Disease Team, a claimant's claim was found "fundamentally dishonest" on appeal and permission was granted for a costs order to be enforced against the claimant in line with CPR 44.16, overturning the effect of qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS).
In the latest issue of Disease AWARE, we explore cost exemptions in Jackson, COSSH and the effect of the ERR, counterclaims in disease claims, NIHL, HAVS and 'when is dishonesty fundamental?'