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Whiplash And Small Claims Reform: Medical Report Consultation Concluded
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has issued its response to the consultation into "Future Provision of Medical Reports in Road Traffic Accident related personal injury claims".
UK
10 Sep 2019
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Portal Claims Incubation: Implementation Of Stayed Claims Strategy
The leading case of Lyle v Allianz demonstrated the opportunity for insurers to seek appropriate remedies when there has been a potential abuse of the Practice Direction 8B process
UK
2 Sep 2019
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Road Traffic: Liability Apportionment Where Claimant's Speed Was ‘Grossly Excessive'
The High Court has provided guidance on the apportionment of liability where the Claimant's speeding motorcycle collided with the Defendant, who was attempting to complete a right turn when exiting a car park.
UK
15 Aug 2019
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Whiplash Reforms: Questions Raised Over Details Of LiP Portal
The Justice Committee were not shy about raising criticisms during the progression of the Civil Liability Act, and they have maintained this position as the April 2020
UK
7 Aug 2019
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Whiplash Reforms: Children And Protected Parties Exempt From Small Claims Track Increase For Now
The Government has confirmed that children and protected parties will be exempt from the small claims track increase for road traffic injury claims for now.
UK
22 Jul 2019
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Whiplash Reforms: Are We Nearly There Yet?
The passage of the Civil Liability Act last year started the countdown to the introduction of several changes which will dramatically alter the landscape of whiplash claims and the motor claims market
UK
27 Jun 2019
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Motor Insurance Following A No-Deal Brexit
Changes to motor insurance in the event of a no-deal Brexit will mean UK citizens will
UK
4 Jun 2019
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MoJ Consults On Whiplash Medical Reports
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has launched a consultation into the "Future Provision of Medical Reports in Road Traffic Accident related personal injury claims".
UK
14 May 2019
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Supreme Court: Motor Insurer Not Liable For Fire Damage Caused By Policyholder Repairing Vehicle
The Supreme Court has held that vehicle repairs on private property are not considered 'use' of the vehicle for the purposes of the Road Traffic Act.
UK
8 Apr 2019
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Cameron: Supreme Court Finds Claimant Not Entitled To Claim Against Unnamed Defendant
In extremely positive news for insurers, the Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal of Liverpool Victoria, finding a claimant is not entitled to bring a claim against an unnamed driver.
UK
27 Feb 2019
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Whiplash Claims After The Civil Liability Bill
This piece provides an overview of the upcoming reforms, and also an indication as to what issues will arise when the whiplash reforms are finally implemented.
UK
28 Nov 2018
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Civil Liability Bill Passes Through Commons Unscathed
The Civil Liability Bill has passed through the House of Commons following rejection of amendments proposed by Labour.
UK
26 Oct 2018
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European Court Of Justice Moves On Insurance Status Of Immobilised Vehicles
The decision will have widespread implications for corporates, who could be required to insure vehicles kept on private company property, that are roadworthy yet immobilised.
European Union
11 Sep 2018
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Civil Liability Bill Continues Progress Through Commons
The Civil Liability Bill had its second reading in the House of Commons yesterday evening, in which the principles of the proposed legislation were debated.
UK
7 Sep 2018
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ECJ Offers Further Guidance On Compulsory Insurance Regime
Rodrigues, a Portuguese case, now limits that scope at least in respect of dual function vehicles.
UK
13 Feb 2018
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The Lord Chancellor’s Review: The Discount Rate – How Should It Be Set?
The discount rate, the formula used by the courts in the UK to calculate a lump sum award for personal injury damages, was, in 2001, fixed by the Lord Chancellor at 2.5%.
UK
6 Sep 2012
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Supreme Court Rules Employers’ Liability Insurance Responds For Mesothelioma Upon Fibre Inhalation
Companies and local authorities will be able to seek cover from their insurers after the Supreme Court has ruled that insurance cover taken out will respond for mesothelioma.
UK
20 Jul 2012
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