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Bill of costs consultation
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2015

Pursuant to the Jackson Report, Alexander Hutton QC is leading the charge on the new bill of costs project, ahead of the planned Practice Direction


Counter fraud: Jackson’s collateral damage?
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 11 2013

Recent figures released by the ABI tell us that insurers successfully identified £1 billion worth of fraudulent claims in 2011


McDonnell and another v Walker
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2009

On 24 April 2001, Mr McDonnell was the driver of a car which was in collision with a car being driven by Mr Walker


Speculation that extended portal delayed
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 3 2013

The Lord Chancellor Chris Grayling has reportedly agreed that extension of the road traffic accident (RTA) portal to higher value motor, employers'


Periodical payment orders in catastrophic injury claims
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Whiplash fraud is a myth
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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"


Keep calm and carry on: what lies ahead following the judgment in Fairclough Homes Limited v Summers?
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 5 2012

Last month, the Supreme Court handed down its long awaited judgment in Fairclough Homes Ltd v Summers (27.06.12


Causing serious injury by dangerous driving
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2012

On 3 December 2012 a new offence of causing serious injury by dangerous driving was introduced by section 143 of the Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Act 2012


Two-pronged attack: discount rate review
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2012

The Ministry of Justice has published a consultation into the methodology used by the Lord Chancellor in setting the Discount Rate for personal injury damages


Damages Act 1996: the discount rate. How should it be set?
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 23 2012

The basic principle for any award for compensation in a personal injury claim is to try to put the Claimant in the same position he would have been in if he had not been injured