Insurance fraud recovery: types of fraudulent claims and how to recover the losses

Although Lyons Davidson is known for specialising in property insurance outlay recoveries, many do not realise this includes recovery for fraudulent claims on insurance. Fraudulent claims have a severe impact Read more…

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Posted on Nov 16th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Insurance subrogated claims against employees

subrogated claims

Subrogated claims come in many guises, not just the obvious ones relating to property or motor damage. The recent case of Pemberton Greenish LLP v Jane Margaret Henry [2017] All Read more…

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Posted on Oct 3rd, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Late payment of insurance claims: understanding the new rules on reasonable time

On 4 May 2017, legislation came into effect that implies terms into new contracts of insurance.  Following the commencement of the Enterprise Act 2016 on that date, the Insurance Act Read more…

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Posted on Jun 12th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Pothole compensation claims in the news

An RAC Foundation survey released today has shown that there are a significant number of claims made against local councils following damage caused by poor road maintenance, especially pothole damage.

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Posted on Jan 16th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

MOJ whiplash consultation response

The MOJ will be issuing their response to the injury consultation today, which will confirm that: The small claims track will not increase; Independent medical panels will be introduced for Read more…

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Posted on Oct 23rd, 2013 by Lyons Davidson

Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representation) Act 2012

The Consumer Insurance (Disclosure and Representation) Act 2012 (CIDRA) received Royal Assent on 8 March 2012 and came into force on 6 April 2013.  It changes over 100 years of Read more…

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Posted on Apr 25th, 2013 by Lyons Davidson

LASPO update: Ping-Pong, Round 1 and the Transport Committee Response

Mark Savill

The LASPO Bill returned to the House of Commons last night at the start of the ping-pong process, and, as expected, the government successfully overturned the exceptions made in the Read more…

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Posted on Apr 19th, 2012 by Lyons Davidson

Facebook evidence: a defendant solicitor’s view

exaggerated claims

Facebook has nearly 30,000,000 users in the UK and is now viewed as an important first port of call for employers, insurers and defendant solicitors, as it provides a real-time Read more…

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Posted on Nov 3rd, 2011 by Lyons Davidson