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Blog 2015

Insurance eNews December

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Our aim is to keep you updated on the latest news and legal developments. We will also keep you updated on our latest seminars, conferences and un-missable practical guides on a range of insurance issues.

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 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 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 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" 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 read the full article, please click here

Egg-cellent Result!

The claimant attended the defendant's store to pick up an Easter egg which was being donated by the read the full article, please click here

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