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Ice on the road - what defence do motorists have in an accident?

United Kingdom - March 19 2018 Another freeze and another dilemma for drivers to decide whether or not to take a risk and drive to work. Putting aside such questions as the…

"Gone to Potholes": a review of the law

United Kingdom - January 31 2018 On 25 January 2018, an article in The Times reminded readers that potholes are not just a nuisance and risk to tyres and car suspensions, but they can…

Icy car parks - the Appeal Court undertakes a balancing exercise

United Kingdom - January 22 2018 Local authorities got an early Christmas present in December 2017 when the Court of Appeal set down some helpful guidance in relation to the extent…

"Sorry I'm late" : costs risks and late acceptance of Part 36 Offers

United Kingdom - November 15 2017 A rule is made to give certainty. Part 36 of the CPR is no exception, but if the Ministry of Justice was hopeful that this rule would lead to less…

Cyclists and the law - The Highway Code

United Kingdom - November 13 2017 Most of the Highway Code applies to all types of vehicles and so if you fail to keep to any parts of the Code when cycling this could be used as…