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Landmark Decision Confirms that Primary Care Providers Are Entitled to Interest at the Rate of 8% on Damages

In SSP Health Ltd v The National Health Service Litigation Authority (Primary Care Appeals Service) and others [2020] EWCA Civ 1574, [2021] P.T.S.R. 958, SSP challenged the lawfulness of a decision by the NHS Resolution adjudicator, Ms Lisa Hughes, to follow usual…

Andrew Ritchie QC calls for new insurance policies for victims of no blame accidents

Andrew Ritchie QC spearheads initiative for a new type of comprehensive insurance policy clause. This will provide rehabilitation for people left with life-changing injuries when falling victim to a no blame accident.

As one of the country’s highest profile personal…

Gurion Taussig acts in High Court false imprisonment claim

This week Gurion Taussig successfully defended G4S Secure Solutions UK Ltd (‘G4S’) in an appeal in the High Court, Chancery Division, Birmingham District Registry. The claim against G4S was brought in the tort of false imprisonment. Gurion was instructed from…

Sabrina Hartshorn writes on Investment Advice

Last week JPIL published Sabrina Hartshorn‘s article on recovery of investment advice and the discount rate in Issue 1 2018. The Response to the Report of the Justice Select Committee appears to now add a degree of clarity to…

Stuart McKechnie QC comments on MOJ’s response to report of Justice Select Committee on Discount Rate

The MOJ has today published its response to the report of the Justice Select Committee on the setting of the discount rate. The report can be found here:

The MOJ’s recommendations are reflected in the Civil Liability Bill that was introduced…

Esther Pounder on Jacob Corstorphine v Liverpool City Council [2018] EWCA Civ 270

In Jacob Corstorphine (A Child by his Mother & Litigation Friend Laura Ellis) v Liverpool City Council [2018] EWCA Civ 270 the Court of Appeal considered the application of the Qualified One Way Shifting Regime (QOCS) to a case involving Part 20…

Stephen Glynn recovers nursing home fees in fatal mesothelioma claim

Stephen Glynn acted for an 86 year old widow whose husband died of mesothelioma as a result of his exposure to asbestos when he worked for the MoD at its Chatham Dockyard in the 1970s. The widow sadly suffered from Alzheimer’s…

Court of Appeal uphold CICA Damages Act Discount Rate

The Court of Appeal has upheld the application of the Lord Chancellor’s Prescribed Discount Rate by the CICA in assessing future care costs in a pre-tariff case under the 1990 Scheme. The rate had been used even though the CICA is…

Legal 500 Chambers of the Year 2018 – Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

We are delighted to announce our award as Chambers of the Year 2018 in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence.

Thank you to the Legal 500 team and Hayley Eustace and very well done to all members of 9 Gough…

Laura Begley wins Legal 500 Junior of the Year 2018 – Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

We are delighted to announce that Laura Begley has been named Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Junior of the Year.

The awards ceremony will take place on 22 February 2018 at The Royal Exchange, Bank, London EC3V 3LR from 7pm.

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