Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 coming into force

The Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 2010 comes into operation on 1 August 2016. This will allow claimants to recover compensation directly from insurers where the defendant is insolvent. Read more…

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Posted on Jul 25th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Landlords’ insurers and the right to pursue subrogated claims

The case of Fresca-Judd v Golovina [2016] concerned a subrogated claim by a landlord’s insurers against her tenant for damage the tenant caused to the property. However, the court held Read more…

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Posted on Jul 19th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Selling a house that has suffered flooding: what’s the legal position?

Over the last couple of years, we have seen a big increase in the number of clients who are having to deal with legal issues arising from the sale or Read more…

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Posted on Jul 7th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Way Ahead Weekend 2016

Lyons Davidson’s Head Injury team were at the Headway Way Ahead Weekend on Saturday, 2 July. The conference was held at Yarnfield Park Training and Conference Centre, Staffordshire; it was Read more…

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Posted on Jul 5th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Pensioner slapped by his 74-year-old sister over £2 million inheritance row

You would think that leaving an estate to children equally would keep things simple and avoid a dispute but the late Ted Townsend couldn’t have foreseen the years of anguish Read more…

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Posted on Jul 4th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson