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The Complex and Catastrophic Loss team have compiled their first newsletter, bringing together a range of articles from across the team, including a £1m saving on a claim involving fundamental dishonesty, a response from Andrew Underwood to an article written by Bill Braithwaite QC, and contributions from two of Keoghs Special Interest Groups.
Client Alerts 29/04/2021
U-turn if you want to: Court rejects the claimants’ “Counsel of perfection” and “the fallacy of coincidence of location”:
The case of YYY (1) & others v ZZZ  EWHC 632 (QB) (contribution proceedings) came before the High Court on 16 March 2021 on the seventh anniversary of the relevant road traffic accident. Keoghs acted for the defendant’s insurer in this case.
March 2020; faced with a government lockdown and social distancing measures, courts threatened to come to a standstill. County courts around the country were adjourning hearings en masse. In response, and with remarkable speed Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service joined the 21st century and hearings went remote.
Client Alerts 09/03/2021
The UK Government has published post-Brexit guidance on civil and commercial cross border disputes. Mark Hall discusses the changes and discusses the potential impacts on your motor claims portfolio.
Client Alerts 26/02/2021
With the May 2021 launch date fast approaching, there has been much anticipation of seeing the ever-promised detail implementing the Government’s whiplash reforms. A bit - and in terms of what’s needed to prepare, it really is just a bit - of this detail was published yesterday. So what do we know, and what do we need to wait a little longer for?
Acting Senior Coroner, David Urpeth made the national headlines this week with a vocal criticism of Smart Motorways which he felt had contributed to the deaths of two motorists in road traffic collision on the M1 in June 2019. He found “as a finding of fact, it is clear a lack of hard shoulder contributed to this tragedy."