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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 claims in Ireland - an alternative approach
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • Ireland
  • August 26 2011

As the UK Parliament considers the management of costs in litigation in England and Wales, Kennedys’ Dublin office assesses the impact in Ireland of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board


Professional indemnity insurer has no right of access to an insured solicitors’ confidential client papers where no claim has been made
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 24 2010

Quinn's insured, a two-partner solicitors' practice, South Bank Solicitors (SBS), was subject to an intervention by the Law Society, which took custody of all SBS's client files


Fraud - Claimant imprisoned for contempt of court
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2011

Claimant exaggerated his claim and signed statements of truth on documents containing false information


Whiplash fraud is a myth
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2012

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) have released their Whiplash Report 2012 as an attempt to promote "sensible debate about the issue"


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


MoJ’s response to consultation: personal injury claims process & case track limits
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2008

The Government have today published the long awaited and overdue response following the lengthy consultation process carried out last year


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


Johnson v Compton-Cooke 21.10.09
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2009

Application for interim payment of over £1.7m rejected by the High Court; earlier guidance given by Court of Appeal applied