Ministry of Defence v Durrheim and others

Practice – Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. The Ministry of Defence (MOD) applied under s 41 of the County Courts Act 1984 for an order to transfer the personal injury claims, made by serving and former service personnel alleging noise induced hearing loss caused by service from existing County Courts all around the country to the High Court. A master dismissed the application. The MOD appealed. The Queen's Beench Division decided that the master had considered the various factors and had come to a decision which had been correct.

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