Court Cases
A court case or a legal case is a dispute between two parties, which is resolved by a court or an equivalent legal process. Cases are categorised into civil cases or criminal cases, which can be further classified, as per the case law headings, such as employment law, family law or personal injury law cases, to the right of this page. UK cases can be brought in the Scottish Courts, the Courts of England & Wales, or the Courts of Northern Ireland and European Courts hear cases at European level.

The Scottish Courts include the Sheriff Courts, Court of Session, the Supreme Court & the High Court of Justiciary.

Courts of England & Wales include Magistrates' Courts, County Courts, the Crown Court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal, the Judicial Committe of the Privy Council and the UK Supreme Court.

The Courts of Northern Ireland include the County Courts, the Crown Court, High Court, Court of Appeal & the UK Supreme Court.

There are other courts which have UK-wide jurisdiction, such as, for immigration law, the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal, or, for employment law, there is a unified system of Employment Tribunals across Scotland and England & Wales (excluding Northern Ireland).

At European level there exists the European Court of Justice, which is not to be confused with the European Court of Human Rights, the Court of the Council of Europe.

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Latest Court Cases
Baxter Healthcare UK Ltd v Fresenius Kabi (IPEC, unreported) - 17/09/14
Where a patent claim had been resolved without a trial and no letter before action had been sent by C before issue, the Court could only speculate as to whether proceedings would have been issued had the letter before action been sent. The Court considered that a letter before action was virtually always appropriate even if no response could be reasonably expected. The Court therefore allowed only half of C's costs.
Interface Europe Limited v Premier Hank Dyers Limited [2014] EWHC 2610 (QB) - 11/09/14
The claim concerned dye supplied by T to D in 2007/2008. The dye was applied by D to nylon carpet tiles which were then supplied to C. In 2010 C informed D that the tiles were fading due to exposure to sunlight. Proceedings were issued by C against D who brought an additional claim against T. It had initially been thought that the dye supplied by T was defective, but later transpired that it was not defective per se, but rather unsuitable for use on pure nylon. The additional claim was pleaded...
Billett v MOD [2014] EWHC 3060 (QB) - 05/09/14
The Claimant, a former Lance Corporal in the Royal Logistics Corps, sustained a non-freezing cold injury to his feet whilst on military exercise in February 2009. As a result of the injury, his feet were permanently sensitised to the effects of cold weather. His personal injury claim against the MOD included a substantial future loss of earnings' claim. The Defendant admitted liability on a 75:25 apportionment basis, and proceedings were heard before Andrew Edis QC (as he then was; now Edis...
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