Case law developments

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The Defendant’s insurers offered a ‘free replacement car’ to the Claimant as an alternative to Credit Hire; however the Claimant chose not to accept this offer. The Court held that the Claimant was not unreasonable in rejecting this offer...
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This case held that impecunious claimants can recover the costs of additional services provided by Credit Hire companies because they do not have the financial means to consider an alternative method of hiring a replacement vehicle. Whilst a claimant has a...
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Unlike the case of Dimond v Lovell, the Court found that the redrafted Credit Hire contracts did comply with the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and could now be considered exempt agreements provided certain criteria was met. It was therefore held that costs...
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The Defendant’s insurers refused to pay the cost of Credit Hire as they alleged that the contract between the Claimant and the Credit Hire company did not comply with the requirements of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 despite it being a ‘regulated...

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