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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


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


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


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


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'


Personal injury multi-track code
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 31 2008

A number of Claimant firms have signed up to a voluntary code of practice that will be run on a pilot basis, commencing this spring


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


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


Shapoor v Promo Designs and Motor Insurers Bureau
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 12 2009

On 8 January 2006 a car driven by Mr Shapoor was involved in a collision with a car owned by Promo Designs and driven by Mr Anwar