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The Forbes' Insurance Team
Claimant Who Exaggerated His Claim in the Extreme Suffers Severe Cost Consequences
The court has sent a clear message that exaggerated claims will not be tolerated. In this matter, the parties were unable to reach an agreement over costs after the claimant accepted the defendant's Part 36 offer out of time......to read the full article, please click here
QOCS Disapplied After Claimant Fails to Attend Trial
A claimant who brought a claim for personal injury failed to attend his one day fast track trial because he was on holiday. The judge struck out the claim, disapplied QOCS and awarded the defendant its costs.....to read the full article, please click here
NA v Nottinghamshire County Council - Court of Appeal Judgment Handed Down
The Court of Appeal has now handed down its judgment in this seminal case in the field of Social Services claims.....to read the full article, please click here
Forbes at Trial
The Killer Question
Opening question: "When did you first think that your fall might have been caused by a hole in the road?"
Claimant's answer: "I'm not sure exactly. It was some days later when I was replaying the accident in my mind".....to read the full article, please click here
Mind the Step!
The Claimant alleged that as he was exiting a property owned by the Defendant, he placed his right foot on the outside step and as he lifted his left leg over the lip, he caught his left foot on the lip causing him to fall......to read the full article, please click here
The claimant attended the defendant's store to pick up an Easter egg which was being donated by the store.......to read the full article, please click here