P36 acceptances and the ATE premium; an argument over “costs”
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 0 seconds) Many arguments have been advanced since LASPO attacking the recoverability of After the Event (“ATE”) insurance premiums, but the recent decision in Dance v East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Ors  EWHC B9 (Costs) has found that the ATE premium […]Read more
Calling All Northern Ireland Clinical Negligence Practitioners, There’s a Product for You
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 1 minute 51 seconds) Temple Legal Protection is excited to announce the introduction of our After the Event (ATE) insurance product in Northern Ireland for clinical negligence specialists looking to protect their clients from the risks of litigation. What is it and how does it work? Temple […]Read more
ATE Insurance for Clinical Negligence in Northern Ireland – Have the Risks Been Considered?
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes 48 seconds) With ATE insurance becoming more prominent in Northern Ireland, now is a good time to protect yourselves and your clients from the risks of litigation. Our underwriters have a wealth of experience from both an insurance and legal background which has allowed us […]Read more
ATE Insurance Premium Deductions: A Minor Issue?
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 2 minute 44 seconds) The argument of whether the cost of an After the Event (ATE) insurance premium, in a case involving a minor was reasonably incurred has now been decided thanks to HHJ Lethem and his judgment of X –v- H&M Hennes. HHJ Lethem overturned a […]Read more
The Temple Clinical Negligence Roundtable Discussion
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter. (Estimated reading time: 5 minute 15 seconds) With several challenges currently facing the world of clinical negligence, Temple recently invited a number of leading clinical negligence practitioners to the Royal Society of Arts in London, to discuss some of the hot topics within the industry and how they could be […]Read more
Medical agency costs not recoverable in fixed costs regime – a solution
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 1 minute 33 seconds) When it comes to your client’s personal injury claim, at some point you will need to obtain medical evidence – either through direct instruction with the expert themselves or via a medical agency. Whichever option you choose, each will come with their own […]Read more