Dickinson and Others v Tesco Plc and Others: CA 4 Feb 2013

The court considered the practice on claims for hire of a replacement car on credit terms after a road traffic accident. The defendant resisted paying for the credit where the claimant could have hired without a credit arrangement. The defendants also sought to bring new evidence of dishonesty in the system at issue.
Held: Retrials should held. The fresh evidence as to the true costs and practices required the decisions to be set aside and taken again.

Moore-Bick, Rimer, Aikens LJJ
[2013] EWCA Civ 36
Civil Procedure Rules 3.9
England and Wales
CitedDimond v Lovell HL 12-May-2000
A claimant sought as part of her damages for the cost of hiring a care whilst her own was off the road after an accident caused by the defendant. She agreed with a hire company to hire a car, but payment was delayed until the claim was settled.
CitedOwens v Noble CA 18-Mar-2010
In its principal judgment the court referred the case back to the judge to assess whether one or more of the parties had committed a fraud on the court. The court now explained its answer to submissions made on the draft judgment.
Held: It was . .
CitedLadd v Marshall CA 29-Nov-1954
Conditions for new evidence on appeal
At the trial, the wife of the appellant’s opponent said she had forgotten certain events. After the trial she began divorce proceedings, and informed the appellant that she now remembered. He sought either to appeal admitting fresh evidence, or for . .

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Updated: 31 October 2021; Ref: scu.470729