Judy Dawson continued the successful run of Park Square Barristers Insurance Fraud Team in obtaining third party costs orders in personal injury claims, in her case obtaining an Order for over £17,000 against QTP Rehabilitation Solutions Limited following the Claimants claiming physiotherapy and CBT treatment costs supported by assessment and discharge reports admitted to be misleading in suggesting that such assessment and treatment had been conducted on a face to face basis.
Judy Dawson, who specialises in insurance indemnity issues, reviews the authority of Carroll v QBE Insurance which was handed down on 30th January 2020 and provided a helpful review of the current statutory and case law on the definition of the Road Traffic Act wording “arising out of the use of the vehicle”
Following on from recent training provided to solicitor and insurer clients in relation to obtaining strike outs pursuant to section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 by the PSQB team, Judy Dawson discusses the recent case of Sudhirkumar Patel v Arriva Midlands Limited and Zurich Insurance Plc  EWHC 1216.
Judy Dawson analyses the Supreme Court judgment which overturned a Court of Appeal judgment that caused shock-waves through the insurance industry.
The Supreme Court has overruled the Court of Appeal on a number of occasions recently where the lower Court has apparently prioritised the finality of litigation over the public interest in discouraging fraud. Judy Dawson analyses the importance of the decision and the stance the Supreme Court is taking against fraud.
We are delighted to announce that Judy Dawson, Adam Rhys-Davis and Camilla Buck have been appointed as Deputy District Judges.
This is an article outlining the role of the Court Examiner in particular with reference to parties or witnesses too ill to attend trial. Judy Dawson was appointed Court Examiner in 2017 and sits as the same throughout the North of England.
Judy Dawson and Matthew Smith have delivered bespoke training to an Insurance Company on ‘Fraud defences, tactics and enforcement’.
Assistant Coroner Lorraine Harris and senior civil and regulatory law barrister Judy Dawson, have this week, led an informative session entitled, “Addressing the Key Points of Inquests Into Hospital Deaths”.
Thursday 10th May 2018
Lorraine Harris and Judy Dawson will be presenting.
At the inquest touching upon the death of Poppi Worthington, the effect of Rule 22 of the Coroners (Inquests) Rules 2013 was thrust into the media spotlight as her father exercised his right to refuse to answer 252 questions during the course of his evidence. Judy Dawson from the Inquests Team considers the provisions and the impact it can have upon the evidence at an Inquest and its weight.
Judy Dawson of the Park Square Barristers Inquests Team discusses the announcement by Jeremy Hunt about further investigations into still births and whether the time has come to enable Inquests to cover such births.