Monthly Archives: April 2014
There is an important article in the Independent dealing with delays in the coroner’s courts. The article shows that the average period is 26 weeks. However there are major variations with some areas taking twice as long and one inquest taking seven years to complete.
The decision in Cox is an important one in relation to fatal accident claims where the accident happened abroad. Links to the decision and summary were provided in an earlier post. The decision is considered and explained in full in a DWF Briefing on the case which can be found here . Note, in particular, the […]
The Supreme Court today decided an important issue of how fatal accident damages are to be considered when the accident happened abroad. In particular what legal principles apply to the assessment of damages. Cox (Appellant) v Ergo Versicherung AG  UKSC 22 FINDING THE CASE The Supreme Court Press Summary can be found here The full […]