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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


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


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

The claim arose out of a road traffic accident in 2008


Court of Appeal upholds dismissal of claim by rider of motorbike travelling at speed which collided with a tractor turning right
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 11 2011

In June 2006 the Claimant was riding his motorbike along a B road when he collided with a tractor and low-loader trailer being driven by the Defendant


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


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


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"


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'


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


Reducing liability for NHS charges
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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