A woman who had contracted with her former civil partner, now deceased, to contribute towards the repayment of a mortgage on her home in exchange for acquiring joint title to the property has been allowed a proof before answer in respect of her case.
Sheriff Court 9 April 2021
The defender in a personal injury case who sought decree that a settlement offer by the pursuer could not be withdrawn impliedly even in a change of material circumstances has had its motion refused by the All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court in Edinburgh.
Sheriff Court 1 September 2020
A Scottish man who was injured in a quad bike accident while on holiday in Greece has been unsuccessful in obtaining damages in relation to his injuries.
Sheriff Court 19 August 2020
A man who developed a “life-long psychiatric injury” after being physically and sexually abused by monks while staying at a residential school nearly 40 years ago has been awarded more than £300,000 in damages.
Sheriff Court 9 March 2020
The All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court has issued a judgment to give some guidance on motions for certification of skilled persons and sanction for the employment of counsel made under new court rules introduced in 2019. Sheriff Kenneth McGowan said the terms of motions should reflect “as
Sheriff Court 10 January 2020
A teacher who was “excluded” from a school after raising a personal injury action against a Scottish local authority following a fall at work, and then sought damages for a “depressive illness” he sustained as a result, has had his claim for “psychiatric injury” dismissed.
Sheriff Court 22 July 2019
A student who was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder following the Glasgow bin lorry crash has had a claim for damages refused.
Sheriff Court 29 May 2019
A motorcyclist who was injured after crashing into the back of a car which performed an unnecessary “emergency stop” has been awarded nearly £50,000 damages.
Sheriff Court 23 January 2019
Personal Injury Court refuses health board’s bid to remit medical negligence case to Court of Session
A Scottish health board which is being sued by a patient for £1.5 million has had an application to remit the clinical negligence claim against it to the Court of Session dismissed.
Sheriff Court 1 November 2018
Sheriff Court 6 September 2018
Sheriff Court 4 July 2018
A woman who fell over a large stone while walking in the grounds of a Scottish estate has had her action for damages dismissed.
Sheriff Court 1 June 2018
Sheriff Court 8 May 2018