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The Deregulation Act 2015 was introduced with the aim of reducing the burden of legislative “red tape” upon business. Section 9 and Schedule 3 of the Act will be of great interest to motor insurers as…Read more
The release yesterday afternoon of April’s Claims Portal Limited’s data shows some new trends of which we had seen little or no evidence so far in 2015. Instead of revealing further increases in the…Read more
The DWP this morning released their annual statistics on numbers of new claims notified to the CRU over the last 12 months. It is informative to compare them to the monthly data released by the Portal…Read more
An individual who had made false statements in a fraudulent damages claim against Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance plc (RSA), in relation to a staged road traffic accident was committed for contempt…Read more
A seriously injured girl whose contributory negligence in a car accident was assessed at 70% in a decision of an Extra Division of the Inner House of the Court of Session and whose share of damages…Read more
During the course of 2013, there were two favourable Court of Appeal decisions for insurers; in Opoku and Umerji, but the joy was short lived as the CMA decided not to regulate the credit hire…Read more
Vnuk ruling: does this decision from the European court herald a change in UK motor policy coverage?
Vnuk v Zavarovalnica Trigla 4.9.14 Court of Justice of the European UnionRead more
The Court of Appeal has upheld a first instance decision that two drivers were not responsible for a road traffic accident in which a motor scooter rider became trapped between their vehicles. Sarah…Read more
In the recent High Court case of Beaumont and O’Neill v Ferrer (2014) two claimants, who were seriously injured whilst attempting to fare jump a taxi, failed in their attempt to claim damages from the…Read more