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Article 12 out 2021
On 28 March 2019, the government launched a consultation on the extension of fixed recoverable costs in cases worth up to £100,000. The consultation sought views on a number of recommendations made by Sir Rupert Jackson in his ‘Review of Civil Litigation Costs: Supplemental Report Fixed Recoverable Costs’ published in July 2017, with the government aiming to take forward most of his recommendations.
News 8 out 2021
Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2022, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
Article 13 set 2021
New technologies bring both opportunity and risk, the balance of which is most often finely balanced. Success or otherwise is largely dependent on the impact on the particular ‘ecosystem’ in which that technology will operate.
Article 3 set 2021
As part of an initiative to ensure that our roads are being used as safely as possible and to boost cycling and walking across the country a Department of Transport consultation was launched in July 2020 with a view to amending The Highway Code (which applies to England, Scotland and Wales) to improve safety for vulnerable road users.
Article 19 ago 2021
On July 27, 2021, the Appellate Division issued an opinion clarifying an automobile insurance carrier’s rights and obligations when its named insured selects the ‘health insurance primary’ option of their automobile insurance policy.
Article 5 jul 2021
On 29 June 2021, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps MP published a Written Ministerial Statement titled European Motor Insurance Directive (Removal of Vnuk from UK law). This statement followed the previous announcement on 21 February this year of the UK Government’s decision not to follow the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decision in Vnuk v Zavarovalnica Triglav dd .
Article 2 jul 2021
The way in which people and goods travel is changing rapidly. As a new era of transport continues to unfold, Kennedys is here to keep you up to date on the latest developments and what they mean for you and your business.
Article 16 jun 2021
Florida court rules that auto insurer cannot invoke exceptions to the Eight Corners Rule to avoid duty to defend visibly drunk driver
A liability insurer’s duty to defend a third-party lawsuit in Florida is triggered when the complaint against the insured alleges facts that potentially bring the action within the policy’s coverage grant. Like courts in other jurisdictions, Florida courts generally apply the eight corners rule that restricts the court’s analysis of the issue to the terms in the four corners of the policy and the allegations inside the four corners of the complaint.
Article 11 jun 2021
In this update we take a look at some of the key UK motor crime developments and safety initiatives over recent months.
Article 10 jun 2021
Insurers facing increased exposure to Florida bad faith claims in recent years received some relief with the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in Heather Eres v. Progressive American Insurance Co., No. 20-11006 (11th Cir. June 1, 2021). The Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment for Progressive American Insurance Company. In doing so, the court found that Progressive did not act in bad faith toward its insured in attempting to settle Heather Eres’s bodily injury claim.