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Summary of Recent Cases, October 2019

15/10/19. Here is a summary of the recent notable court cases over the past month. You can also receive these for free by registering for our PI Brief Update newsletter. Just select "Free Newsletter" from the menu at the top of this page and fill in your email address.

Summary of Recent Cases - Substantive Law

Cable v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Ltd (HHJ Graham Wood QC, Liverpool County Court, 5th July 2019)

The instant case arose out of a road traffic accident on 1st September 2014. A CNF was submitted to the Defendant's insurers, stating that the Claimant had sustained soft tissue injuries to his neck, back, and shoulder, and that the Claimant had required no time off work, and no medical consultation. The Defendant admitted liability shortly thereafter. The first medical report was then received on 28th November 2014. Contrary to the impression given by the CNF, it indicated that the Claimant was off work. The report offered no definitive prognosis in relation to his symptoms, but recommended that a neurologist be consulted. The Claimant subsequently received an...

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