In Wednesday’s blog I noted that the Government had successfully resisted* attempts to reduce materially the scope of its whiplash reform programme. Looking more closely at the record of the report stage debate on 12 June, it is clear that the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is planning to make further amendments of its own as the Bill progresses. Continue reading
Two recent developments regarding the scope of (re)insurance protection against the consequences of terrorist incidents are noteworthy. Continue reading
Two cases which explore different aspects of the compulsory motor insurance regime are to be heard by the Supreme Court in due course.
The first is UK Insurance v R & S Pilling, which stems from a vehicle fire which caused property damage. We reported last month that the Supreme Court had granted permission: use of vehicle to receive further judicial scrutiny