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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


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


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'


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


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


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

The claim arose out of a road traffic accident in 2008


Professional indemnity insurer has no right of access to an insured solicitors’ confidential client papers where no claim has been made
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 24 2010

Quinn's insured, a two-partner solicitors' practice, South Bank Solicitors (SBS), was subject to an intervention by the Law Society, which took custody of all SBS's client files


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


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