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Personal injury claims in Ireland - an alternative approach
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • Ireland
  • August 26 2011

As the UK Parliament considers the management of costs in litigation in England and Wales, Kennedys’ Dublin office assesses the impact in Ireland of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board


Jacobs v Motor Insurers’ Bureau 27.10.10
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2008

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


Low velocity impacts
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2010

The claim arose out of a road traffic accident in 2008


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


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'


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


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


MoJ’s response to consultation: personal injury claims process & case track limits
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2008

The Government have today published the long awaited and overdue response following the lengthy consultation process carried out last year


Credit hire refusal of defendant’s offer to replace vehicle, claimant’s entitlement to damages
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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