Practice Notes: Road traffic

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

Forfeiture and motor manslaughter

Mark Pawlowski examines the Forfeiture Act in the context of a death caused by careless driving

15 Jul 2020

A welcome delay

Minors and litigants in person will be left particularly vulnerable without changes to the whiplash reforms, as Paul Nicholls explains

23 Apr 2020

Vulnerable guinea pigs

With weeks to go before implementation of the small claims portal, major gaps still remain as Andrew Kay explains

15 Apr 2020

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