Landlords should ensure they carry out (and record) reasonable inspections of let premises for visible evidence of possible defects, to avoid potential liability for injuries under defective premises law, a recent ruling makes clear.
Court fees in civil proceedings have increased with effect from 21st March 2016. The main changes apply to the following:
To issue a claim for possession in the county court the fee has increased from £280 to £355.
In one of recent blogs, – ‘The Importance of Honesty in Personal Injury Claims’ – we reported on the case of Hughes, Kindon and Jones –v- KGM in which the Claimants in a personal injury claim had exaggerated their claims.
People seeking to stop noise from neighbouring or nearby land, whether residential or commercial, will welcome clarification from the court on the legal issues affecting their ability to stop or limit the noise.