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Civil Liability Bill: Update
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2018

The Civil Liability Bill was proposed by Lord Keen of Elie and formally announced by the Ministry of Justice on 20 March 2018. It is a bill intended


Civil Liability Bill one step closer despite significant criticism
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • May 2 2018

The Civil Liability Bill was the subject of heated debate this week as it went through a second reading in the House of Lords. The Bill was announced


Civil Liability Bill - themes of second reading debate on 24 April
  • BLM
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2018

Yesterday’s second reading debate on the Bill focused, for over three and a half hours, on a few key concerns around the proposed reforms to whiplash


Supreme Court: Insurers liable to solicitors when portal claims settle directly with claimants
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2018

The Supreme Court, approving the ruling of the Court of Appeal, allowed Gavin Edmondson Solicitors (GES) to recover its costs despite Haven Insurance


Whiplash and discount rate reforms - Minister summarises proposals at APIL conference
  • BLM
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2018

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers’ (APIL) annual conference ends today, 18 April 2018, with what looks to be a timely “Law Reform and


Scotland: Fundamental Dishonesty considered
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 17 2018

The Pursuer sued the Defender for £500,000 following an accident which occurred in a petrol filling station in Dundee in 2011


Rule change to cure ‘epidemic’ of holiday sickness claims to be published today
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2018

The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that the Civil Procedure Rule Committee has agreed to the proposed changes to bring holiday sickness claims into


Insurer Obtains Assignment of Long-Term Disability Benefits Following Motor Vehicle Accident Trial
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2018

On April 5, 2018, Madame Justice Sylvia Corthorn released a post-trial ruling in Nemchin v. Green, 2018 ONSC 2185, awarding an insurer an assignment


Case Summary: The insurer was added as a defendant to an action after the limitation period running from the date of the motor vehicle accident had expired due to discoverability issues but the insurer was at liberty to plead a limitation defence
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • April 10 2018

The plaintiffs were passengers on a bus on June 13, 2014 and were injured when the bus made an abrupt stop. On January 18, 2016, the plaintiffs


Civil Liability Bill - Discount Rate reform
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 28 2018

New Ogden rate proposals have finally been published. We explore whether insurers are likely to get a discount rate on the Civil Liability Bill? As