Monthly Archives: January 2015

2015: The Year of the QOCS?

Published: 28/01/2015 | News

Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting (‘QOCS’) is increasingly a part of the repertoire of the personal injury lawyer as the cohort of post 1.4.13 cases increases. The Court of Appeal has considered the lawfulness of the QOCS regime and addressed a number of other issues of its applicability in Wagenaar v Weekend Travel Ltd, T/A Ski […]

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Character evidence in Personal Injury claims

Published: 27/01/2015 | News

The recent case of Laughton v Shalaby [2014] EWCA Civ 1450 gives a reminder of the test for admissibility of bad character evidence in civil cases but also an opportunity to look at what types of evidence on credibility or bad character would be admissible and indeed useful in personal injury claims. The possible bad […]

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