Author Archives: Louise Neveu

The New 3 Stage Test

The Court of Appeal rewrites Mitchell in “the Denton test”. Last Friday afternoon the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in three appeals (Denton v T H White; Decadent Vapours v Bevan; Utilise v Davies [2014] EWCA Civ 906). The judges, including Lord Justice Jackson and the Master of the Rolls Lord Dyson, placed the […]

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Wide Lines – when is a slip/trip an RTA?

Bizarrely, in a recent case that we dealt with, the answer seems to be that if the accident occurs after the Claimant has refuelled with petrol, what is clearly a slipping accident can be treated in law as an accident that arises out of the use of a motor vehicle. The facts of the case […]

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Legal ‘border dispute’ deports jurisdiction south of Hadrian’s Wall

Last week Ontime Costs won at a preliminary hearing in relation to a dispute over the court’s jurisdiction. The case is one of many cases within the team’s current caseload where the Defendant’s representatives are arguing that the costs are not suitable for Detailed Assessment as the case falls within the Scottish Costs Predictive Fees […]

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Louise Neveu of Ontime Costs enjoys success in ATE recoverability case

In a recent victory, Ontime Group’s costs experts have won a dispute relating to the recoverability of an After the Event Insurance premium.

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