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Month: December 2023


Claim fails following failure to serve at proper address

In Jagger (& others) v. Axa Insurance plc the Court rejected the Claimant’s argument that service on the Defendant company’s former registered office address was good service and also refused the Claimant’s application an order that service was “good” or for an extension of time for service, which resulted in the claim failing. What are…

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The Priory Group charged with criminal offences over death of patient

The Priory Group has been charged by the Care Quality Commission (‘CQC’) with two criminal offences after the death of inpatient, Matthew Caseby, who absconded from one of their mental health hospitals and was later hit bit a train. An inquest jury last year found that neglect by the hospital had contributed to Mr Caseby’s…

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