We might still be seven months away from the beginning of the festive period 2019 but those that are already thinking about their work Christmas parties might be interested in this recent High Court decision.
Medical records are a crucial part of personal injury and clinical negligence litigation. If those notes happen to be scrutinised in a civil trial, that trial will probably take place somewhere between 3 and 10 years after the notes were made.
In Cameron v Liverpool Victoria Insurance Co Ltd, the Supreme Court held that it is not possible to sue an unknown driver identifiable simply through past actions.
Unlike in the criminal courts, submissions of no case to answer in civil proceedings are as rare as hen's teeth. I would hazard a guess that the number of people reading this article has argued such a submission would fall into single digits.