Litigation Writs 28/01/97

Steven Ravic, a motorcyclist from Romford in Essex who suffered serious injuries in a crash, is suing importer Kaw-asaki Motors (UK). Ravic was hurt in an accident on 5 September 1993 when riding his Kawasaki ZX600-E 1 (ZZR 600) motorcycle near Buntingford, Hereford. In his writ he claims the accident was caused by Kawasaki's negligence and breach of its obligations and responsibilities under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.

Writ issued by David Burcher & Co, London NW2.

British Telecom is being sued for more than £460,000 over a leased property. Zalcany, of London EC1, is seeking damages from BT for alleged breach of the terms of an underlease, dated 1 April 1987, in respect of Caxton House, Farringdon Road, London EC1. The claim is in respect of £326,204 of work carried out to the premises, £60,000 loss of rent and professional fees.

Writ issued by Walsh Lawson, London W1.

Law firm Wood Nash Kimber of London EC4 is being sued by the Britannia Building Society for alleged breach of contract, negligence, breach of trust, and breach of fiduciary duty when it acted in a mortgage transaction in March and November 1990.

Writ issued by Hammond Suddards, Leeds.

Abbey National is suing PD Installations of Kilburn, London, for restitution of £82,516 which it claims it received in the form of a cheque drawn by Abbey National on its account with Midland Bank at Burnley and was falsely made payable to PD and paid into PD's bank account with the Midland Bank in Wembley Park. The writ also seeks damages for fraud.

Writ issued by Freshfields, London EC4.

National Home Loans Corp of Solihull is suing solicitors Daltons, of Fareham, Hampshire, for damages for negligence, breach of contract and breach of trust, in connection with a mortgage advance involving property at Woolston, Southampton.

Writ issued by Hamlin Slowe, London W1.

The Ministry of Defence is being sued by the victim of a CS gas incident at St Mawgan, Cornwall, in 1993. Stanley Patterson, of Hayle, Cornwall, has issued a High Court writ claiming damages from the MoD and Flt Sgt Norman Aldiss.

Writ issued by Sproulls, Bodmin.