Aldred v Cham [2019] EWCA Civ 1780

At the end of last month, the Court of Appeal gave judgment in an important appeal concerning the recovery of disbursements in ex-portal, fixed costs cases under CPR 45.29I(2)(h).

Woodward & Anor v Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 985

When is it appropriate to allow a potential defendant to take advantage of a mistake on the part of a would-be claimant giving rise to defective service, where any new claim would be statute-barred?

Shelbourne -v- Cancer Research UK

Ms Shelbourne worked for Cancer Research UK, the charity, as their Cambridge Research Institute.

The statement of truth really matters

Contempt of court should lead to an immediate prison sentence: Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Ltd v Zafar [2019] EWCA Civ 392.

CA gives green light to exemplary damages in insurance fraud cases AXA Insurance UK plc v Financial Claims Solutions Ltd and others [2018] EWCA Civ 1330

Exemplary damages are a narrow exception to the rule that damages are compensatory, not punitive. This case is a paradigm example of when they are appropriate.

Actionable personal injury without symptoms: Dryden and others v Johnson Matthey Plc [2018] UKSC 18

The Appellants, during their employment in chemical production plants, were negligently exposed to platinum salts.