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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


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'


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"


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


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


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


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


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


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