Road traffic

RTA small claims portal website goes live

The Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) has unveiled the online portal for small injury personal injury claims ahead of the service’s launch on 6 April 2020.

Fighting the good fight

Gordon Dalyell’s 20-year commitment to injured people saw him become president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers this year. He explains what brought him to this point and why i

Supreme Court clarifies recourse in unknown driver cases

Claimant lawyers will not be able to bring proceedings against unnamed parties following a Supreme Court ruling las

VAT on insurance defence work set to increase law firms’ costs

Insurance law firms undertaking defence work for clients under a delegated-authority agreement could face higher VAT bills and potential disputes with clients, accountants hav

Government road safety review welcomed by lawyers

Two-phase review announced following Charlie Allisto

The application of ex turpi causa

A number of recent cases show the blurred line between situations where the illegality defence applies and those where it does not, writes Roge

Private prosecutions and the shape of things to come

Criticism of charities’ right to prosecute alleged offenders is short-sighted and ignores the nature of justice, writes Melink