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Show me the money

08 February 2017

The case of Eileen Collie v Tesco Stores Ltd 2016 CSOH 149 provides a recent example of the approach taken by the Auditor of the Court of Session (‘the Auditor’) in dealing with a Pursuer’s Account of Expenses (‘the Account’) in which fees were omitted from the Account.

Litigating in the slow lane

07 February 2017

The case of Brown v Aviva Insurance, [2016] SC Liv 84 concerns a low speed impact case and the issue for sanction for Counsel in that type of action. This is a decision from Livingston Sheriff Court. It is not a decision of the All-Scotland Personal Injury Court and has to be viewed in that context.

We are Family

02 February 2017

In the case of SD V Graham’s Dairies Ltd [2016] CSOH 151 the Court recently considered a point of statutory interpretation when determining whether the Pursuer’s partner was entitled to a claim for services.

Teeing off, on the pleadings

02 February 2017

When you read of a case involving an accident on a golf course you may expect the case to concern an errant golf ball striking an innocent bystander. Not so in the case of Colin Taylor v Des Quigley & Others [2016} CSOH, 178 which concerned of all things, a manhole cover. It also provides an analysis of the approach to be taken to the pleading of personal injury actions.

You’ll always be someone’s child

01 February 2017

The case of Brenda Gray and Others v The Advocate General for Scotland raises an interesting issue over the considerations to be applied when determining whether a Pursuer fits within the definition of a child for the purposes of the Damages (Scotland) Act 2011 (the 2011 Act). The case was taken to debate by the Defender on a technical point over whether three of the Pursuers had title to sue.

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