Tags: insurance disputes

Where can I ride an electric scooter and do I need insurance?

October 6, 2020

Despite becoming a common sight in towns and cities across Britain, the UK is the last major European country where it is still illegal to use privately-owned electronic scooters or “e-scooters” anywhere but on private land.

Court refuses to allow claimant to rectify MOJ Portal settlement error

June 18, 2020

In a recent decision a County Court has refused to allow a Claimant to rectify an error which led to a claim being settled for a tenth of the figure intended.

Protect your farm or rural business against coronavirus liability claims

June 10, 2020

This article was originally published by Cornish Mutual on 27 May 2020. Kelvin Farmaner, Partner at Trethowans and Arthur Denton, Claims Leader at Cornish Mutual, discuss potential liability claims relating to coronavirus and how to minimise the risk to your business.

Business interruption insurance – are you covered for COVID-19?

March 30, 2020

Most businesses will have purchased a commercial insurance policy tailored to the needs of that individual business. This can include business interruption cover as standard or it may have been an extension to a policy which was purchased, much like Legal Expenses Insurance (LEI). But when does the business interruption clause actually kick in and what is the scope of that cover?

Civil Liability Act 2018 – Update

March 3, 2020

On 27 February 2020, the Justice Secretary announced that the reforms outlined within the Civil Liability Act 2018 would be postponed from their proposed implementation date of 6 April 2020.

Changes to the litigation landscape

February 28, 2020

In late 2018 I wrote an article entitled “Can I skype the Judge?” looking at how cases in the court room could one day be a thing of the past. The article can be found here : Can I Skype the Judge?

Government confirms they have no plans to reform Bereavement Damages

February 17, 2020

The Ministry of Justice have now ruled out any significant reform to the system of Bereavement Damages in England and Wales.

Dispute Resolution Briefing | Spring 2020

February 17, 2020

Welcome to the 1st edition of our Dispute Resolution Briefing in this new decade. We produce this briefing to provide helpful and informative guidance to our clients and contacts who are affected by litigation and dispute resolution issues.

Whiplash claim reforms – are you ready?

November 6, 2019

THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN THE EXPERT WITNESS JOURNAL – FORENSIC EDITION WINTER 2020.

Court of Appeal in personal injury fraud crackdown

July 16, 2019

A recent Court of Appeal decision (Zurich Insurance v Romaine 2019) indicates a crackdown on personal injury fraud says Kelvin Farmaner, Partner with Trethowans Solicitors in Southampton.