Personal Injury Newsletter – June 2019

Published: 18/06/2019 | News, Newsletters, Personal Injury

Welcome to the June edition of the Farrar’s Building Personal Injury Newsletter.

In this edition, Alan Jeffreys QC provides an update on the case of Patel v Arriva Midlands & Zurich Insurance – a conventional case which took an unusual turn.

Andrew Arentsen looks at the issues arising in cases where there has been a delayed diagnosis of cancer.

Grant Goodlad takes a detailed look at the case on Dowling v Higgins where he successfully defended in an application to strike out a claim as an abuse of process.

Finally our current Pupil, Oliver May provides a recent case law update.

If you have any queries regarding this newsletter or would like any further information on this issue, please contact me or any of the contributors.

Best wishes

Laura Fitzgibbon

Article 1 – ‘Falling under a bus’ by Alan Jeffreys QC
Article 2 – ‘Delayed diagnosis in cancer’ by Andrew Arentsen
Article 3 – ‘Dowling v Higgins – strike out of a claim as an abuse of process’ by Grant Goodlad
Article 4 – A case law update by Oliver May

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