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Costs at disposal – how to avoid the success fee trap

It has come to our attention that some claimant solicitors are refusing to negotiate with insurers prior to disposal hearings.

Iain Stark
Iain Stark Partner

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Weightmans and Zurich team up to fight fraud

National law firm Weightmans has been working with Zurich to crack down on fraudulent claims faced both by insurers and public authorities.

Kieran Jones
Kieran Jones Partner

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LVI - A fresh approach for defendants

It is no secret that despite the fact that we're driving much safer cars and the total number of accidents is falling, whiplash claims are on the…


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Man sentenced to a year’s imprisonment after exaggerating personal injury claim

A man who submitted a £1.35m claim for injuries in a car crash has been sentenced to a year’s imprisonment after footage emerged of him playing…

Elaine Chapman
Elaine Chapman Partner

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Product liability - contaminated food stuffs

Few things can ruin a food company's reputation faster than a foreign body complaint. KFC have long been dogged with the urban myth about a Kentucky…


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Limitation matters - or does it?

It may seem to defendants that courts no longer consider the issue to be important and that the chances of succeeding with a limitation defence are…


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Disciplinary defence costs

The LSB has approved proposals to scrap the right of solicitors to claim defence costs through their insurance when faced with disciplinary…


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Section 33 – a little clarity

Limitation in personal injury actions has long been a bug bear for professional indemnity insurers and solicitors alike.

Rob Williams
Rob Williams Partner

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