The risks of driving without car insurance

There was a chaotic night on the roads in Bristol recently, when accidents closed two arterial routes resulting in four-hour journeys home from many commuters. Congestion like this is an Read more…

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Posted on Feb 1st, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Property damage amendments to MIB Untraced Drivers’ Agreement

A Supplementary Agreement has now been added to the Untraced Drivers’ Agreement 2003.   Previously, in order to pursue a claim for property damage under the Untraced Drivers’ Agreement, the claim Read more…

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Posted on Jul 19th, 2013 by Lyons Davidson

Changes to the MIB’s Untraced Drivers’ Agreement

Last year, as a result of the Fifth European Motor Directive, the Motor Insurers’ Bureau removed the £300 property damage excess for claims under the Untraced Drivers’ Agreement (where the Read more…

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Posted on Apr 12th, 2012 by Lyons Davidson

Motor insurance: beware of bogus insurance companies

A company called Aston Midshires Insurance is being investigated for fraud, following concerns raised by the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) that drivers are using vehicles without valid insurance. For a Read more…

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Posted on Feb 13th, 2012 by Lyons Davidson

Family liaison officer seminar by road safety charity Brake

Towards the end of last year, the road safety charity Brake organised a seminar on the role of the police Family Liaison Officer. The event was sponsored by Lyons Davidson, Read more…

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Posted on Jan 6th, 2012 by Lyons Davidson

Be prepared for winter driving conditions

The last two winters saw extremely difficult conditions for road users, with prolonged periods of sub-zero temperatures, and snow and ice covering most of the British Isles. Many road users Read more…

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Posted on Dec 6th, 2011 by Lyons Davidson

What to do in an accident with a foreign vehicle

psychiatric injury

These days, it is hard to travel any distance on any road without passing a vehicle which is registered outside of the UK. Would you know what to do if Read more…

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Posted on Nov 11th, 2011 by Lyons Davidson

Mitigation, mitigation, mitigation

When a case handler is assessing financial losses in personal injury litigation, the starting point should always be to work out an amount that would put the claimant back into Read more…

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Posted on Sep 29th, 2011 by Lyons Davidson

Civil Procedure Rules: Amendments

The latest round of amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules, which come into effect on 1 October, will be of interest to both claimants and defendants who are conducting litigation. Read more…

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Posted on Sep 28th, 2011 by Lyons Davidson

The end of expert shopping for medical reports

Mixing drink with driving can be a lethal NYE Cocktail

Historically, it had always been assumed by claimant lawyers that, if their client instructed a particular expert but then did not want to rely on the content of that expert’s Read more…

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Posted on Sep 21st, 2011 by Lyons Davidson

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