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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


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


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'


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


Crash for cash scam man jailed
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2009

A 24-year-old man has been jailed for four and a half years after admitting his part in a £1.6m "crash for cash" conspiracy in Greater Manchester


McDonnell and another v Walker
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2009

On 24 April 2001, Mr McDonnell was the driver of a car which was in collision with a car being driven by Mr Walker


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


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'


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