News & Events

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This edition reports on the successful repudiation of a living mesothelioma claim, considers an important judgment in ‘failure to remove’ claims and includes various case updates.


This edition includes case summaries relating to capacity to litigate, accidents involving pedestrians and an article which considers whether conditions can be attached to Part 36 offers.

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This edition considers historical and unique features in the context of alleged defects / dangers under the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957, together with various case summaries.

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This edition examines the recovery of costs in a case where the Court found the Claimant had been fundamentally dishonest and case summaries relating to occupiers’ liability and vicarious liability in sexual abuse claims.


This edition considers the scope of the duty to maintain the highway under section 41 of the Highways Act 1980 and case-law updates relating to claims for dependency under the Fatal Accidents Act, fixed costs, fundamental dishonesty and service of the Claim Form.


This edition considers recent case-law relating to expert evidence, fundamental dishonesty, credit hire and costs.

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This edition considers the test of dangerousness where the accident locus is not part of the adopted highway, a focus on the scope of the duty of care in professional negligence claims and various case summaries.

DIB June

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition considers a workplace accident claim in the post-ERRA era and case updates relating to limitation, medical agency fees and ‘failure to remove’ claims.

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This edition reports on a claim involving a needlestick injury where de minimis was considered, reviews the recent High Court judgment in DFX & Others v Coventry City Council [2021] and includes various case updates.

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This edition examines a claim where the judge had to decide whether the accident locus formed part of the adopted highway and case-law updates relating to amendments to the Defence / fundamental dishonesty, Part 36 offers in relation to protected persons and vicarious liability.

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Dolmans has once again been recognised as a ‘Band 1’ firm for Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant (Wales) in the Chambers & Partners rankings for 2021.

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Dolmans is once again recognised as a Tier 1 law firm in Wales in the category of Personal Injury: Defendant in the Legal 500 rankings for 2021. The Legal 500 seeks quotes from other legal practitioners operating in the same area of the law and clients of the practice. The quotations are gleaned from confidential research about Dolmans.


This edition includes articles relating to whiplash reforms, the end of Vnuk in the UK as well as various case summaries.

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This edition examines a case which illustrates the importance of the Claimant’s burden of proof, together with case-law updates relating to the adjournment of trials, Part 36 offers and vicarious liability.

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This edition includes a follow up article on the development of remote trials and hearings from a regulatory and criminal perspective, as well as case updates in relation to ‘failure to remove’ claims and costs.

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This edition includes a report on the development of remote trials and hearings since the initial Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020, as well as various case updates.


This edition covers case summaries relating to an accident abroad, a delay in applying for expert evidence, dishonesty and relief from sanctions.

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This edition includes a report on a workplace accident claim where the trial judge had to consider a variety of allegations raised by the Claimant, a focus on employers’ liability / vicarious liability and recent case updates.

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