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D v B

A 68-year-old man recovered £600,000 in respect of injuries sustained in an unusual accident. On his case, he was assisting one of his employer’s drivers by acting as his banksman in a tipping operation at an industrial waste site, when…


W v ESH NHS Trust

High Court clinical negligence case. Lionel Stride (instructed by Iona Smith and James Roberts at Gaby Hardwicke) represented an elderly lady who tragically lost a leg as a result of an alleged failure to diagnose a pseudoaneurysm following re-hospitalisation after…


K v SL Ltd

Lionel Stride (instructed by Esther Millard at Moore Barlow) represented the Claimant in a professional negligence claim against a firm of solicitors who had allegedly significantly under-valued his complex injury claim. This had led to a low settlement that was…


Vincent v Walker

High Court split liability (remote) trial involving a seriously injured claimant. The case (reported) helps to clarify the scope of a driver’s duty of care (in terms of speed, adjustments and observations required) when driving on a 50mph road and…


C v C

Lionel Stride represented the Claimant (instructed by Steven Pollard and Martyn Steele at Your Lawyers) in a High Court case that settled on the doorstep of trial for circa £1.6 million on a full liability basis. The Claimant, who had…


AXA v Reid

Represented AXA in these High Court committal proceedings. The claim started life in the County Court, where Tim provided advice and drafted an Amended Defence to plead Fundamental Dishonesty when material was located that demonstrated that Mr Reid was in…


K v Lloyd

Recovered damages of £2.38m on behalf of a newly qualified Clinical Psychologist who sustained serious injury to her dominant arm as a result of an RTA. Despite numerous surgical procedures she was left with significant on-going neuropathic pain and unpleasant…


R v NMC Surfacing Limited & Others

Dominic Adamson KC, together with Kizzy Augustin (Partner) and Jenny Boyden (Senior Associate) of Russell Cooke, secured the acquittal of a roofing company (X) following a two week trial at Southwark Crown Court (sitting in the Nightingale Court at Prospero…


R (PMG) v Secretary of State for Justice

The Claimant, a senior member of a serious organized criminal gang, was released on licence from a lengthy sentence for GBH. She challenged the management of her licence conditions by her offender manager (probation officer). The Claimant was subject to…


Mustard v Flower & Flower & Direct Line Group [2019] EWHC 2623

Judicial ruling on propriety of mentioning fundamental dishonesty in a pleading in an injury claim. Master Davison handed down a reserved judgment intending to discourage pleas of fundamental dishonesty which are merely speculative or contingent. The Defendant served an Amended…





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