Caroline Wood, instructed by Richard Sheppard at Oxley Coward Solicitors, represented the successful Claimant at a contested HAVS trial.
In Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service v Veevers  EWHC 2550 (Comm) HHJ Pearce considered whether the cost of legal representation at an inquest was recoverable in principle from the Defendant at the conclusion of a successful civil claim. The Defendant had written to the Claimant in open correspondence that the claims would be dealt with, “on a full basis”, but that they were not in a position to consider making an admission of liability.
On 12 August 2020 John Boumphrey and Caroline Wood of the PSQB Personal Injury Team, presented a seminar via Zoom discussing how to best ensure obtaining a Wasted Costs Order against legal representatives in Personal Injury Claims.
Caroline Wood and John Boumphrey presented the first in our series of summer Zoom seminars, Caroline Wood discussed “Obtaining Wasted Costs Orders” and John Boumphrey discussed Third Party Costs Orders.
An inquest can sometimes present the only opportunity for a family to ask questions about the circumstances leading to the death of a relative. It can also form an important part of the investigation into a potential claim for personal injury causing death. In relation to deaths arising from Covid – 19 those claims are […]
Apply legal principles when imposing vicarious liability, not policy: The doctrine of vicarious liability does not apply to independent contractors.
Park Square Barristers was delighted to host the Leeds Summer Drinks and Networking Event in chambers last night.
Thank you to all those who attended last night’s seminar on Inquests involving Health & Safety and Industrial disease.
Tom Gent & Caroline Wood will be presenting the seminar on Wednesday 3rd July 2019 at 5pm at a venue in central Leeds.
In this month’s AVMA newsletter Caroline Wood discusses a recent Inquest in which a trust made written submissions, following the conclusion of the inquest, inviting the coroner not to make a PFD report.
Caroline Wood has recently appeared for East Riding Council Trading Standards who brought an action against a Director and a former Director of an Agricultural Company for selling faulty farm machinery.
Caroline Wood discusses the case of Cartwright v Venduct Engineering Ltd & Ors  Civ 1654. This was a noise induced hearing loss claim where the claimant had issued against 6 Defendants.