Verinder Bedi

Experience

  • Verinder is an Associate Solicitor having began his career with BLM in 2007 and is currently a Motor Team Leader.
  • Verinder has many years’ experience in dealing with a variety of road traffic accident, employers’ liability, public liability claims.
  • In recent years, Verinder has focused his practise on dealing with civil and criminal motor claims for a variety of insurer and corporate companies.
  • Verinder regularly deals with large value multi track civil personal injury claims together with Magistrates Court offences on behalf of individuals and companies. His caseload contains both litigated and non-litigated matters in excess of £1million.
  • His caseload includes claims arising from fatal accidents and brain injured claimants and also claims involving multiple defendants. Verinder has experience of advising on cases involving provisional damages, PPOs, issues of mental capacity and deputyship costs.
  • Verinder often deals with six figure claims for credit hire and regularly provides advices on a variety of credit hire related issues. Verinder sits upon the BLM credit hire steering group which regularly provides industry wide guidance and feedback.
  • Verinder regularly provides advice on the cross-over between motor insurance policies and cases involving dual insurance issues. Verinder is a founding member of BLM’s policy indemnity unit and a member of the specialist sub-group covering claims where there are multiple policies in place and has a speciality in dealing with Article 75/MIB claims.

Significant reported cases

  1. Watson v (1) Nationwide Accident Repair Services Ltd (2) Progress Vehicle Management (2018);
  2. (1) Tyrone McClaren (2) Katie Sanderson (3) Rosie Sanderson v (1) West Midlands Travel (2) Simeon Morre (3) ERS Syndicate Management Ltd (2017)
  3. Asim Brahilika v Allianz Insurance Plc (2015)
  4. Laura Karen Rayner v Raymond Brown Group Ltd (2016)

Publications

Verinder case of West Midlands Travel v Allen (2017) was widely reported in the media after he, on behalf of West Midlands Travel successfully brought about contempt proceedings against Mr Allen for endorsing a statement of truth which was inaccurate. This resulted in a 9 month custodial sentence for Mr Allen.

Co-Author – Berrymans & Binghams

 

Contact Details


0121 634 6473
verinder.bedi@blmlaw.com
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