Monthly Archives: December 2023

Josh Hedgman secures pre-trial settlement of controversial £6.25 million brain injury claim for £750k

Published: 22/12/2023 | News

The private neurorehabilitation market exists because the rules on mitigation of loss make it difficult for insurers to challenge treatment, support and case management that is undertaken with the benefit of apparently specialist advice. But what are the limits of the rules on mitigation of loss? Does the fact that the treatment advice is provided […]

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Halsbury’s Laws of England – Volume 60 (Insurance) published with Frederick Lyon as Consultant Editor

Published: 08/12/2023 | News

Frederick has completed his work as the consultant editor for the 5th Edition of Halsbury’s Laws of England (Insurance).   Halsbury’s Laws is the only comprehensive narrative statement of the law of England & Wales. It is regularly used as a reference volume by practitioners and is often cited in court. Volume 60 (Insurance) covers the […]

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Holmes v Poeton Holdings Limited [2023] EWCA Civ 1377: an overview

Published: 04/12/2023 | News

The Court of Appeal was required to review the development of the law relating to causation of indivisible diseases in and since Bonnington Castings v Wardlaw [1956] 1 AC 613.  Significantly, it held that the Bonnington principle of ‘material contribution’ should apply to indivisible diseases.  However, the Court found that there was insufficient evidence that […]

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