This month saw, amongst other things, a new fee regime on which we posted two useful articles. Here’s what else we have been discussing this month:
- This month saw a (wholly ridiculous) hike in court fees. Gordon Exall talked us through Four Important Points For Those Hastily Issuing Proceedings prior to the hike.
- Gordon Exall then gave us Five More Important Points for Those Issuing In Haste
- Kate McKinlay talked us through the new compulsory system for sourcing medical reports in New Compulsory System For Obtaining Medical Reports in Whiplash Claims Is On The Starting Blocks. Are You Ready For It?
- John Collins took us back to basics in Statements of Case – Advice mainly for beginners, but we can all learn
- Vilma Vodanovic considered After Settlement of a claim for asbestos-related disease against two employers, is it an abuse of process to bring a claim for mesothelioma against a third employer two and a half years later?
- We went on a journey through the history of Munkman On Damages in Sixty Years of Munkman On Damages: A Pictorial History by Gordon Exall
- Joanna Hastie considered the effect of the Court of Appeal Decision in Stevens -v- Equity Syndicate Management Ltd  in BIG New In Credit Hire – The Court of Appeal rules that recoverable BHR for Claimant will be the lowest reasonable rate charged by comparable hire companies
- Helen Rutherford considered whether whether Noise Induced Hearing Loss is a Disease or Injury and does it really matter?
RELIEF FROM SANCTIONS
- Nicola Phillipson considered a case involving an overworked solicitor in Relief from sanctions granted to overworked solicitor