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The Forbes' Insurance Team
Decision to Deny Staged Insurance Premium Upheld on Appeal
O'Donnell v Bury MBC - Manchester County Court In our July newsletter we reported that Forbes had successfully challenged an extortionate staged ATE premium. At the Detailed Assessment the staged premium had been knocked down from £14,747.25 to just £840......to read the full article, please click here
Don't Push It!
Hobbs v Guy's And St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC B20 (Costs) Following a provisional assessment where the claimant's costs were reduced by two thirds from £32,329.12 to £9879.34 the claimant sought a post provisional assessment......to read the full article, please click here
Claimant Awarded Damages for Psychological Trauma from "Sexting"
A Claimant has been awarded £25,000 by the High Court for the psychological harm caused to her by being encouraged to send explicit, sexual text messages and images of herself to the Vice-Principal and Child Protection Officer at a Special Educational Needs School that she attended in Kent......to read the full article, please click here
A Guide to the New 2015 Rehabilitation Code
A new Rehabilitation Code is operational from Tuesday 1st December 2015. The Code is voluntary but the personal injury pre-action protocol provides that its use should be considered for all types of PI claims......to read the full article, please click here
Forbes at Trial
Retailer Not Vicariously Liable for Sick Employee - Frances Nicholls v ASDA Stores Ltd
The Claimant brought a claim personal injury after slipping on vomit whilst shopping in the defendant’s supermarket. ....to read the full article, please click here