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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


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


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


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


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


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'


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


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


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