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When is an offer not an offer?

When is an offer not an offer?

90% Part 36 Offer was a genuine attempt of settlement JMX (A child by his Mother and Litigation Friend, FMX) v Norfolk and Norwich Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2018] EWHC 185 (QB) On 7th February 2018 the High Court has ruled that a Part 36 offer to settle a clinical negligence claim for 90% of […]

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Dishonesty can contaminate the entire claim

Dishonesty can contaminate the entire claim

London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (in Liquidation) v Sinfield [2018] EWHC 51 (QB) On the 22 January 2018 the High Court has provided the guidance on the meaning of “fundamental dishonesty” in the context of personal injury claims through a judgment in which a claimant wrongly claimed for special damages in […]

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Access to Justice

Access to Justice

This is a somewhat controversial subject. For one side of the legal profession (the “Claimant side”) “access to justice” is a concept which is of fundamental importance in law and crucial to a developed and functioning society as a whole. After all, without access to it, what good is justice? Of course in some instances […]

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