Category Road Traffic Accidents

2016 IN PERSONAL INJURY: A YEAR IN BLOG POSTS

Throughout 2016 the Zenith Personal Injury  Team have been busy blogging about the latest news in PI and civil procedure. Here, as the first “review of the year” are all the posts topic by topic. POSTS ON PROCEDURE This has been (as always) an interest year in relation to procedure. Vilma Vodanivic considered what happens […]

ZENITH’S PERSONAL INJURY UPDATE: THE DAY IN PICTURES

  Yesterday we held our annual personal injury update. For those who couldn’t make it (and for those who did) we thought we would do a history of the day in pictures. Justin Crossley chaired the morning session. Apparently stating (more than once) that we had won Yorkshire Chambers of the Year.     Frances […]

Beaumont & Anor v Ferrer [2016] EWCA Civ 768

 By Joanna Hastie Court of Appeal confirms that a Claimant injured in the course of intentional criminal action is not entitled to recover damages.  Facts D was a licensed taxi driver in Manchester who picked up 6 passengers, 2 of whom were the 17 year old Claimants in this case. The group had decided amongst […]

Accident abroad but claim commenced here against MIB – damages are to be assessed in accordance with the law of the state where accident occurred

MIB v Moreno [2016] UKSC 52 Miss Moreno was injured in an RTA in Greece by an uninsured driver. Liability was admitted. Miss Moreno brought a claim against the MIB in the UK as is permissible under the various Council Directives of the EU (culminating in the Sixth Directive 2009/103/EC) and consequent Regulations that implement […]

PERSONAL INJURY ANNUAL UPDATE: 17th OCTOBER 2016 CENTRAL LEEDS

The Personal Injury Practice Group is holding its Annual Update on the 17th October at the Park Plaza Hotel in Leeds. The course runs from 9.30 to 5.00pm and lunch is provided. The cost is £80. Topics to be covered this year include: Costs – developments in 2016. Employer and public liability update. Road Traffic […]

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: FEBRUARY 2015

Here is a roundup of what we were discussing in February: POSTS ON LIABILITY Justin Crossley considered the circumstances When notice is not required to succeed in an injury claim against a landlord Ruwena Khan looked at the case of Ford -v- Silverstone (2015) QBD in No duty of care owed to extremely reckless friend […]

FIVE MORE IMPORTANT POINTS FOR THOSE ISSUING IN HASTE

 By Gordon Exall Friday is ( or may be)  effectively the last day you can issue under the old fee regime.  This is going to be a busy day for many litigators. Here are five points in an attempt to ensure that no long-term problems arise.