Practice Notes: Road traffic

E-scooters: where are we now?

David Withers and Richard Biggs review government plans to reduce e-scooter accidents

24 Jun 2022

Raising the bar for fundamental dishonesty: Jenkinson v Robertson [2022] EWHC 756

Rebecca Huyton and Katie Nichols evaluate the effect of a new precedent on road traffic litigation

07 Jun 2022

Report proposes ‘users-in-charge’ of self-driving cars should not be liable for certain driving offences

Users-in-charge would be immune from a wide range of offences directly related to driving

27 Jan 2022

Small claims disparity ‘can’t be justified’

PI lawyers criticises the unfairness of the small claims disparity

28 Apr 2021

Whiplash portal causes concern over access to justice and compensation 

Claimants may be entitled to less compensation than previously
 

01 Mar 2021

Justice for the injured dealt a blow by scrapping of EU quadbike law

PI lawyers are dismayed at scrapping of EU laws requiring insurance for vehicles such as forklifts and quadbikes

23 Feb 2021

‘Get whiplash done’: Government delays reforms again

The Justice Secretary’s announcement of further delay to the whiplash reforms has been met with mixed reactions within the sector
 

12 Jan 2021

Whiplash reforms: OIC service lacks independent oversight

MASS has called for an urgent review of governance arrangements for the new official injury claim (OIC) service, ahead of its April 2021 launch date
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30 Nov 2020

A contemporary danger on trial

Joshua Hughes and Ben Pepper look at the potential effect of e-scooters on personal injury claims

07 Sep 2020

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