Tag Archives: Claimants
The post on “Service Faultshttps://civillitigationbrief.wordpress.com/2013/07/01/service-faults-and-the-match-is-over/ pointed out one of the traps for the unwary in relation to service of the claim form. However the decision in Bethell Construction –v- Deloitte & Touche  EWHC (Judge Hodge Q.C.) highlights some other potential pitfalls. It is worthy of close examination both by claimants serving proceedings and defendants […]
SUING THE “MAN OF STRAW”: IS THERE ANYTHING YOU CAN DO ABOUT THE IMPECUNIOUS AND UNINSURED DEFENDANT?
A perennial problem for litigators is the situation where a claimant has a good case but the Defendant is impecunious and uninsured. In many (but not all) motor claims the Motor Insurers Bureau will provide a practical remedy. In all other cases, however, the case often comes to an end. IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU […]
Cases and principles relating to interim payments and accommodation in catastrophic injury cases. Prior to the decision in Cobham Hire Services –v- Eeles  EWCA Civ 204 it was a relatively simple matter to obtain a substantial interim payment in a catastrophic injury case. All that had to be show was that the payment sought […]