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Personal Injury weekly highlights—13 February 2020

Published on: 13 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Personal Injury weekly highlights—13 February 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Accidents abroad
  • Open jurisdictional gateways for party injured abroad to take direct action against the insurer in England
  • Case management
  • Defects in service of claim form remedied under CPR 3.10
  • Non-compliance with unless orders and relief from sanctions
  • Costs
  • County Court finds no right to commence detailed assessment in fixed cost case and no obligation to apply for a fee remission
  • High Court grants relief from sanctions for late costs budget even where no relief from sanctions application was made
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Personal Injury weekly highlights includes analysis of a judgment regarding Article 13 of the Brussels I Regulation and open jurisdictional gateways for an injured party abroad to take direct action against an insurer in England (Hutchinson v Mapfre). We also have analysis of the 113th Practice Direction update and a practical guide to the concept of EU Retained Law. We have our usual round-up of other key cases and news as well as webinar dates for your diaries and New Law Journal articles of interest. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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