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.
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