QOCs for Scotland – what’s been happening?
By David Stoker, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 4 minutes, 2 seconds) New rules introduced into Scottish courts meant that from 30 June 2021 the majority of parties seeking damages for clinical negligence and personal injury claims will not be liable for the expenses of their opponent, if their action fails. This article seeks to […]Read more
Covid-19 claims update
By David Stoker, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 3 seconds) The general thread here is that all of our customers will be taking a cautious approach in respect of new COVID-19 related cases. Temple is helping all our partner law firms through these challenging times and wanted to share some of the thoughts […]Read more
Clinical negligence ATE insurance premium challenge – technicalities and the reality
By David Stoker, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 25 seconds) We received a recent clinical negligence ATE insurance premium challenge from a well-known defendant law firm where the paying party is seeking to argue that a Tomlin Order is not a relevant “order for costs” and therefore the premium is not payable. We […]Read more
Brexit, Package Tours and RTA’s – an accident waiting to happen?
By David Stoker, Senior Underwriter (Estimated reading time: 3 minutes, 7 seconds) With the news agenda understandably dominated by other matters, Brexit nowadays rarely gets a mention. The process though has continued and we are now in the transitional period, having left the EU on the 31st January this year. In this article we look […]Read more