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MIB untraced driver; limitation period; claim by minor
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

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


Fraud - Claimant imprisoned for contempt of court
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2011

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


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


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


Got it covered: solicitors’ PI insurance will cover awards for service-level complaints
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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'


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'


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


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


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


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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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