Jet 2 Holidays Limited v Hughes & Hughes [2019] EWCA Civ 1858

The Court of Appeal ruled that contempt proceedings could be founded on pre-action false statements. Full judgment, dated 8 November 2019 Summary: The Respondents, who had intimated claims for sickness on holiday via witness statements served on the Appellant, were the subjects of committal proceedings brought by the Appellant. The first instance judge had dismissed … Continue reading Jet 2 Holidays Limited v Hughes & Hughes [2019] EWCA Civ 1858

Zurich Insurance PLC v David Romaine [2019] EWCA Civ 851

The Court of Appeal fired a warning shot across the bows of dishonest personal injury claimants (and their solicitors) by allowing an appeal against a refusal of permission to bring committal proceedings for contempt against a knowingly deceitful personal injury claimant. Full judgment, dated 17th May 2019 Summary: The Appellant had sought, and was refused, … Continue reading Zurich Insurance PLC v David Romaine [2019] EWCA Civ 851