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Generally, in claims allocated to the small claims track, the parties bear their own costs. This is provided for in CPR 27.14.CPR 27.14 states that in...
Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 21st Apr
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Motor Insurers' Bureau as defendantWhere the driver of a vehicle who causes an accident cannot be identified, eg following a 'hit and run' accident,...
21st Apr
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The MIB Uninsured Agreement 2015, which applies to accidents that have occurred on or after 1 August 2015, has less obligations and conditions than...
21st Apr
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RTA ProtocolThe Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents (RTA Protocol) applies to claims where the claimant...
21st Apr
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Section 1(1) of the Congenital Disabilities (Civil Liability) Act 1976 (CD(CL)A 1976) permits an action to be brought by (or on behalf of) a child...
Produced in partnership with David Green of 12 King's Bench Walk 21st Apr
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We assume that the claim occurred post-April 2013.In Practice Note: The Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic...
21st Apr
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In answering this Q&A, we have assumed that the claimant was driving the stolen vehicle and the traffic accident involved a third party.In a claim for...
21st Apr
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In answering this Q&A, we have assumed an injury was caused by the impact of the two vehicles in the loading bay.We have been unable to find any case...
21st Apr
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In Lewis v Denye, Parcq LJ stated:‘In order to establish the defence of contributory negligence, the defendant must prove, first, that the claimant...
21st Apr
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Section 151 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (RTA 1988) provides that a motor insurer is bound to meet a judgment in respect of a relevant liability...
Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 21st Apr
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If the highway is maintainable at public expense, the relevant highway authority is under a duty to maintain it. The duty to maintain highways, set...
21st Apr

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