The recovery of premiums in Clinical Negligence – A new angle of attack?
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 1 minute, 15 seconds) It has been over a year since the West and Demouilpied appeals took place in which the Court found the ATE insurance premiums to be reasonable and should be allowed in full. These two favourable decisions unblocked the costs jam caused by the […]Read more
An update on the whiplash reforms – where are we now?
By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 2 minutes, 25 seconds) It has been over four years since plans to reform low value personal injury claims were proposed. A lot has happened in that time – a new Conservative government, the UK having left the European Union and, of course, the current global pandemic. […]Read more
Get Ahead On Costs – The Latest News On Detailed Assessments And Incoming Rule Changes
Temple would like to welcome you to our webinar, SCCO Practice Notes for Hearings and Detailed Assessments and CPR changes from 1 October 2020, presented by John Ivory at Keith Bintley Ltd and hosted by our Senior Underwriter, Peter Morgan. You join after the introduction and straight into the presentation. Please stick to the end […]Read more
Multiple Defendant cases
Multiple Defendant cases: winning against some but losing against others: Temple ATE insurance to the rescue By Peter Morgan, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 7 seconds) A position that many of solicitors may have found themselves in, is where there is a claim against multiple Defendants and trial is just around the corner. […]Read more
Plans for Personal Injury reform shelved
Justice secretary Liz Truss has ditched George Osbornes’ plans for a major overhaul of the personal injury sector. These changes included increases to £5,000 as the Small Track limit and the removal of compensation soft tissue injuries such as whiplash. These proposals were raised in November 2015 by then-chancellor George Osborne in his autumn statement, […]Read more