LIVERPOOL VICTORIA INSURANCE CO LTD v KHAN & ORS (2016)

An insurance company applied for permission to bring contempt proceedings against the second and third respondents (R2 and R3). R3, a doctor, had examined a driver who had been in an accident in December 2011. His report, dated 17 February 2012, said the driver had symptoms including muscle spasms and continuing pain. The driver's solicitors, … Continue reading LIVERPOOL VICTORIA INSURANCE CO LTD v KHAN & ORS (2016)

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LOUNIS v NEWHAM LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (2016)

The appellant appealed against a refusal to extend time to allow him to appeal against the respondent local authority's decision that it had discharged its duty to house him. The appellant had made an application for interim accommodation and the local authority had accepted that it had a duty to house him and his family. … Continue reading LOUNIS v NEWHAM LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL (2016)

IN THE MATTER OF THE BARONETCY OF PRINGLE OF STICHILL (2016)

In a reference under the Judicial Committee Act 1833 s.4, the board was required to advise Her Majesty as to who was entitled to be entered onto the Official Roll of the Baronetage as the Baronet of Pringle of Stichill and whether DNA evidence was admissible to determine the question. The baronetcy, which was governed … Continue reading IN THE MATTER OF THE BARONETCY OF PRINGLE OF STICHILL (2016)

LOWIN v W PORTSMOUTH & CO LTD (2016)

The appellant appealed against a master's order concluding that the costs of a provisional costs assessment were capped under CPR r.47.15(5). The appellant had claimed against the respondent company for damages, but accepted the respondent's Part 36 offer. The appellant made a Part 36 offer for her costs. A judge ordered the respondent to pay … Continue reading LOWIN v W PORTSMOUTH & CO LTD (2016)