The recent draft report from the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO) takes a very different approach to the Commission’s recommendations (made this May) for amending the scope of the Motor Insurance Directive (MID) and focuses on the use of motor vehicles in traffic.
Three noteworthy cases, which have previously been featured on this blog, are to be heard by the Supreme Court in the next few weeks. Each case is significant for either motor/casualty or property insurers. The Mitsui, Knauer and Versloot cases deal respectively with the matters set out in the title of this post. Continue reading
The Riot Compensation Bill and the Negligence and Damages Bill were listed for second reading debates in the Commons on Friday 4 December. The former touches on property insurance matters, largely, and the latter on motor and casualty covers because it targets expansion of certain elements of personal injury law.
One Bill was taken forward but the other not. This post sets out the issues raised and considers some possible impacts.