Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service Bulletin

The latest edition of the Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service Bulletin is now available, covering the period June-September 2014. The Bulletin is edited by Nicholas Bevan and includes commentary on important decisions on liability and procedure from the last quarter. The bulletins are published 7 times a year and are free to view. The September edition includes the following and can be accessed here.

Road traffic

  • Case C-162/13 Vnuk v Zavarovalnica Trigla dd EU:C:2014:2146

Third party motor insurance should cover all types of motor vehicle and use at any location

  • Delaney v Secretary of State for Transport [2014] All ER (D) 31 (Jun)

Minister liable for breaching European Directives on motor insurance

  • Groves v Studley [2014] EWHC 1522 (QB), [2014] All ER (D) 123 (May)

Timing can be an important factor in causative potency of contributory negligence

Assumption of responsibility

  • Thompson v The Renwick Group plc [2014] EWCA Civ 635, [2014] All ER (D) 98 (May)

Parent company not liable for its subsidiary’s culpable exposure of employees

Second action: abuse, estoppel, limitation

  • Dowdall v Kenyon & Sons Ltd [2014] EWHC 2822 (QB), [2014] All ER (D) 56 (Aug)

Second action not an abuse of court notwithstanding earlier settlement

Relief from sanctions

  • Denton and others v TH White Ltd and another; Decadent Vapours Ltd v Bevan and others; Utilise TDS Ltd v Davies and others [2014] EWCA Civ 906, [2014] All ER (D) 53 (Jul)
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