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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

Low velocity impacts

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2010

The claim arose out of a road traffic accident in 2008

Jacobs v Motor Insurers’ Bureau 27.10.10

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 12 2010

In 2007, Mr Jacobs, a British national resident in the UK, was seriously injured in a road traffic accident in Spain, when he was struck by a car driven by an uninsured driver

MIB untraced driver; limitation period; claim by minor

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2008

The Claimant, a minor, was struck down by a hit and run driver near his primary school in 1993

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

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'

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