Road traffic

What constitutes a novus actus interveniens?

Roger Cooper considers the question of unreasonable conduct on the part of a claimant so as to break the chain of causation in light of Sparrow

08 Aug 2016 | Road traffic

Brexit: UK citizens injured in Europe could lose legal protections

Claimants could see access to justice harmed further following governmen

21 Jun 2016 | EU & International

Kickboxer loses fight in fraudulent whiplash claim

Case should deter others contemplating insurance fraud, says insuranc

Consultations: What are they good for?

John van der Luit-Drummond deliberates whether the government is making a disingenuous attempt to engage with claimant lawyers over reforms t

06 May 2016 | Road traffic

Changing landscape of PI claims harming access to justice

A distinction must be made between fraudulent claims and unnecessary claims, says Law Societ

05 May 2016 | Road traffic

The spectre of fraud lurking behind RTA claims

Practitioners must be cautious when dealing with doubtful claims, as a loosely pleaded defence could be struck out with painful costs consequences, warns R

20 Apr 2016 | Road traffic

Footballer handed suspended sentence for contempt of court

Motorist pays the penalty for faking whiplash as Attorney General's Office sends out

18 Apr 2016 | Costs

Insurance industry ‘smokescreen’ will impact on injured motorists

ABI data shows less than 1 per cent of motor claims are proven to b

18 Apr 2016 | Road traffic

Vnuk: An involuntary risk transfer

A recent CJEU decision on the 'use' of a vehicle raises questions about the scope of compulsory motor insurance, as well as the wider issue of how

22 Mar 2016 | Road traffic

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