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Insurance eNews November 2015

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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

Fixed Costs Apply to RTA Case Transferred to the Multi Track

A Judge has ruled that fixed recoverable costs should apply to RTA cases which start in the portal and are then transferred to the multi-track.

At first instance, the district judge ordered that fixed costs would apply on the basis that the determining factor was value not track....to read the full article, please click here

New Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages Published

The Thirteenth Edition of the Judicial College Guidelines has been published.  The JC Guidelines are usually the first port of call when assessing general damages in personal injury claims....to read the full article, please click here

Forbes Social Services and Complex Claims Team Shortlisted for Two Further National Awards

Forbes Social Services and Complex Claims Team Shortlisted for Two Further National Awards...to read the full article, please click here

Rehabilitation Code Revised

A Revised Rehabilitation code is set to be implemented on 1st December 2015, this will be the third revision of the code...to read the full article, please click here

   

Forbes at Trial            

Starry Eyes

A student at Myerscough College alleged that she had suffered a dog bite whilst on a work placement in a dog grooming salon.  She alleged that she was using a hairdryer to dry a Shih Tzu called “Starry Eyes” when the dog suddenly turned round and bit her on the nose....to read the full article, please click here

Exaggerated Claim Falls Flat

The District Judge diplomatically described this highway tripping claim as "a difficult case to try to determine". Whilst she commented that it is wrong to expect a case to be completely consistent and flawless, this case was riddled with inconsistencies and matters which were simply improbable.....to read the full article, please click here

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