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To Absent Friends...RTA Fraudster Jailed Following Committal Application

 By Colin Richmond

Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Ltd v Thumber (2014)

Background

The applicant insurance company (L) applied for a committal order against the respondent (T) on the basis that there was powerful evidence of fraud and dishonesty in relation to his claim arising out of a road traffic accident. 620 more words

Procedure

A car, a bus and a motorcycle are all waiting at traffic lights: what happens next? -  a review of a recent Court of Appeal case on road traffic liability

 By Vilma Vodanovic

 

The car driver and the bus driver were both entitled to assume that the motorcyclist, who was somewhere to the rear of them, would hold back and let them complete their manoeuvres – … 862 more words

Damages

Credit Hire Update – Cost of hire not recoverable for Claimant taxi company - damages limited to loss of profit.

 By Joanna Hastie

 

I recently acted for the Defendant in a credit hire case where liability was admitted. The issue was quantification of damages – whether or not the Claimant should be able to recover the cost of hiring a replacement vehicle or whether the measure of damages should be limited to the loss of profit. 269 more words

Damages