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Insurers remain reluctant to pay business...

Posted in Dispute Resolution on 3rd Mar 2021
On 28 February 2021 the Sunday Times reported that FTSE 250 insurer Hiscox offered a struggling East London café owner £13.00 in settlement of its business interruption claim. The London café claimed for more than 3 months’ loss, comprising of £1,600 a month in rent and £2,500 a month in stock, after it faced closure due to the Government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The café had said it had been “battling bankruptcy” due to closure, like many other businesses in the UK today. It was reported by sources close to the FTSE insurer that only...

First Time Buyers: Changes to the Help to...

Posted in General News on 15th Feb 2021
The Current Scheme The Help to Buy Equity Loan Scheme was introduced in 2013 to help first time buyers and existing home-owners who wanted to purchase a new-build home but who were struggling to save for a deposit. Applications for the current scheme ended on 15th December 2020. The current scheme will run until 31 March 2021, when it will be replaced by a new Help to Buy Equity Loan Scheme until 2023 when the scheme will come to an end. The new scheme will only be available to first time buyers. Under the current scheme the Government will lend...

Accidents, brain injuries and seizures

Posted in Personal Injury on 10th Feb 2021
What are the challenges to a brain injury case? Brain injury cases can be some of the most difficult to run as a personal injury lawyer, not least because medical science is not clear on diagnoses and causation arguments can run into complex hurdles. The classification of different types of brain injuries, especially in terms of severity and how this can interplay with conducting a brain injury case has been set out elsewhere. It is well known that any brain injury in the moderate to severe category, under the Mayo classification and with Glasgow...

The importance of cameras in road accidents...

Posted in Personal Injury on 9th Feb 2021
Why are cameras useful? We live in a world now full of CCTV, videos and cameras. Our every move it seems is being monitored almost incessantly by surveillance. Apparently, the UK is one of the most CCTV monitored western countries with more speed cameras for example per square mile than anywhere else in Europe. Depending on your point of view this may be a good or bad thing. For lawyers looking to recover damages on behalf of injured cyclists especially, it may not be such a bad thing. The more evidence there is to point to speedy and negligent...
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