24 Jul 2020 With medical science struggling to keep up with coronavirus and its consequences, it will be several years at least before more conclusive studies as to the long term impacts of the pandemic can be produced. The law lags even further behind.
19 May 2020 In Axa Insurance UK Ltd. V EUI Ltd. (t/a Elephant Insurance)  EWHC 1207 (QB), an accident occurred when a courtesy car, driven by X – loaned whilst his own vehicle was undergoing repair – was involved in a collision with another vehicle driven by Y, who sustained serious injury. At the time of the accident, X was on his way home from work but travelling to a local station to collect a friend.
27 Mar 2020 COVID-19 was listed as a ‘notifiable disease’ by the UK government on 5 March 2020. At the time of writing confirmed cases stood at 11,568 with deaths of 578.
25 Nov 2018 The latest edition of Bingham & Berrymans’ Personal Injury & Motor Claims Cases, a market leading book providing guidance and information to all practitioners involved in motor and personal injury insurance litigation, is now available.
02 Nov 2017 It is widely known that a settlement entered into with a protected party is not binding until approved by the courts. CPR 21 sets out the procedural framework.
31 Oct 2017 On 31 May 2017 we analysed the decision in JR (a protected party) v Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (JR). The case was notable given (1) the decision on recovery under the Roberts v Johnstone formula following the change in the discount rate and (2) a permitted claim for loss in the ‘lost years’.
20 Jan 2017 In a judgment handed down this week the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by the defendant against the award to the claimant of damages calculated in accordance with Roberts v Johnstone (R v J), in respect of two properties.