Straightforward Facts That Means Peace of Mind for Your Litigation Funding
By Matthew Best – Senior Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 5 minute 6 seconds) You may well have seen the recent news about litigation funding in recent weeks. One of my former colleagues once said that he believes that finding the right funding partner at the right time enables you and your client to share […]Read more
Personal injury claims and the impact of the Civil Liability Act
By Matthew Best, Senior Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 27 seconds) The Civil Liability Bill that went through parliament during 2018 was aimed at two distinct aspects of personal injury claims – lawyers responsible for lower value RTA claims and the discount rate. It is the former that I concentrate on in this […]Read more
Covid-19 claims: what we are seeing?
By Matthew Best, Senior Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 4 minutes 27 seconds) Previously it was reported that we may see a ‘tidal wave’ of litigation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. Whilst that may well be the case in the months or perhaps years to come, to date we have only started to see a few […]Read more
Supreme Court Costs Decision Means ATE Insurance Still Very Necessary for Claimants.
(Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 59 seconds) Victims of injury and medical accidents could still lose all their damages The recent handing down of the decision in Ho v Adelekun by the Supreme Court has met with mixed reactions in legal and insurance circles. The large and highly resourced defendant law firms were keen to […]Read more
Claimant Victory in Supreme Court Costs Decision Reverses Previous QOCS Ruling
(Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 41 seconds) The Ho v Adelekun hearing at the Supreme Court has taken place and the decision has finally been handed down. This judgment has resulted in a major claimant victory. It reverses the decision in Howe v MIB and reinforces the original intention of the QOCS regime; this being that, […]Read more
ATE insurance in action: surgical mesh cases
By Matthew Best, Senior Underwriting Manager (Estimated reading time: 1 minute 16 seconds) The BBC prime time drama ‘Casualty’ has had some pretty big issues to deal with down the years and never more so than over the last twelve months; so here at Temple we were delighted to see the scriptwriters used a recent […]Read more