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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

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 £ read the full article, please click here

Don't Push It!

Hobbs v Guy's And St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust [2015] 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 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 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 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. read the full article, please click here

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