Patrick West analyses the latest cases and explores the future of the law’s oldest way of punishing wrong-doers ‘Qualified one way costs shifting (QOCS) is now affecting almost all personal injury cases coming before the courts.’It was said by the Court of King’s Bench in Wilkes v Wood (1763): That the law never admits of …
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- AXA Insurance v Thwaites (2008) unreported, CC Norwich, His Honour Judge Darroch, 8 February
- AXA v Jensen (2008) unreported, CC Birmingham, recorder Lochrane, 10 November
- Racz v Home Office  1 All ER 97
- Rookes v Barnard  UKHL 1
- Sayeera Hassan v (1) Sandra Cooper (2) Accident Claims Consultants Ltd  EWHC 540 (QB)
- Tasneem & ors v Lorraine Morley (2013) unreported, CC Central London, Judge May QC, 30 September
- Wilkes v Wood (1763) Lofft 1