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Jackson in Action: case law - 19 May 2016
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2016

In our regular monthly round up of cases we look at the effects of the changes to the Civil Procedure Rules under the Jackson Reforms: In Howe v


Government intention to follow through on reforms still in place while APIL conference responds to the threat
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2016

Over the last two days in Birmingham the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has been having their annual conference. It is worth having a look at


Jackson reiterates that proportionality and costs are just as relevant to the MOJ Portal and Small Claims Track
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 4 2016

A credit hire claim brought in the Portal, should have been resolved by way of a Stage 3 hearing and not transferred to the Small Claims Track the


Claimant who treated statements of truth with contempt gains no advantage
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2016

A claimant who brought a late notified personal injury claim and who treated the signing of statements of truth "with impunity and in fact contempt"


CRU annual new claims volumes data shows a mixed picture - rising in RTA but falling in casualty
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2016

The DWP have now released their annual CRU data for the 12 months till the end of March 2016. Along with the data from Claims Portal they are a


Looking ahead - March 2016
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2016

The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co (Europe) Ltd & Ors was heard on 21 January. The issue is whether claimants


The game is up
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2016

Last June, the MoJ indicated that it would carry out a review as to how MedCo was operating. The review, which the MoJ said it would it was always


Contrived collision defeated with assistance from engineering expert
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2016

A Claimant who brought a suspected fraudulent road traffic accident claim, claiming for personal injury, hire charges in the sum of £56,000 and


NIHL - fraudulent behaviours and counter strategies
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2016

Fraudulent behaviours have been seen in NIHL claims for some time now. On 10 March, DWF looked at some of the issues and the strategies for dealing


Fraudsters ordered to pay £40,000 in exemplary damages
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2016

Claimants, who had all lied in an attempt to pursue claims for personal injury from a deliberately induced collision, were ordered to pay a total of