Cable v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1015

The Court of Appeal reminded first instance judges that the decision to strike out a claim is a last resort, which should only occur after consideration of a two stage test in which showing an abuse of process is only the first step. Full judgment, dated 31 July 2020 Summary: C’s case had been struck … Continue reading Cable v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1015

London Borough of Haringey v FZO [2020] EWCA Civ 180

The Court of Appeal upheld a decision in a historic sex abuse case concerning issues of limitation, consent, vicarious liability and causation. Full judgment, dated 18 February 2020 Summary: R had been sexually abused by A’s teacher in the 1980s. A appealed findings that (i) the limitation period should be disapplied, (ii) the sexual activity … Continue reading London Borough of Haringey v FZO [2020] EWCA Civ 180