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Got it covered: solicitors’ PI insurance will cover awards for service-level complaints

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 2 2009

Many solicitors seem to be unaware that their professional indemnity cover includes 'any amount paid or payable in accordance with the recommendation of the Legal Services Ombudsman or any other regulatory authority to the same extent as it indemnifies the insured against civil liability'

Fraud - Claimant imprisoned for contempt of court

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 12 2011

Claimant exaggerated his claim and signed statements of truth on documents containing false information

Defendant entitled to rely on surveillance evidence disclosed close to trial; in the circumstances this did not amount to trial by ambush

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 8 2011

On 1 February 2011 the Defendant sought permission to use surveillance evidence at a trial due to commence on 14 March 2011, only six weeks later

Periodical payment orders in catastrophic injury claims

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2013

Periodical payment orders (PPOs) have been available as a litigation tool for over 20 years for high value personal injury (PI) claims. When they

Reducing liability for NHS charges

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 12 2010

Following legislative changes in recent years, defendants and their insurers will know that NHS charges are now recoverable in all personal injury cases, where the accident occurred on or after 29 January 2007

Wilkinson v Churchill Insurance Company Ltd; Evans v Equity Claims Ltd 19.5.10

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 15 2010

Where a person insured to drive a car is a passenger in the car which he has permitted to be driven by a non-insured driver, and is injured through the negligence of the driver, by virtue of s.151(4) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (RTA) the insurer is bound to compensate the passenger

Personal injury multi-track code

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2008

A number of Claimant firms have signed up to a voluntary code of practice that will be run on a pilot basis, commencing this spring

Credit hire refusal of defendant’s offer to replace vehicle, claimant’s entitlement to damages

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2008

There have recently been several cases at first instance regarding a Claimant’s failure to mitigate loss and the recoverability of hire charges

Whiplash fraud is a myth

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2012

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) have released their Whiplash Report 2012 as an attempt to promote "sensible debate about the issue"