Personal Injury Claims

Analogies of Khadija Alabady v Muhammad Ali Akram [2021] EWHC 2467 (QB)

Should a parent bear a portion of liability? (Contributory negligence involving minors) The above case law has dealt with a poignant element in the concept of contributory negligence under the law of tort. In an event that a child is in the presence of a parent on a busy road and then suffers a road …

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Driver in an accident

Road Traffic Accidents Involving Pedestrians

 As we have previously established, it is entirely possible for a pedestrian to be at fault for a road traffic accident, or at least partly responsible. However, that doesn’t mean that pursuing a claim is always advisable. In order to gain compensation from an uninsured pedestrian, they must possess sufficient funds. This is because unlike …

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Driver in an accident

Need for credit hire in light of COVID-19 (coronavirus)

A fundamental element of a successful Credit Hire claim is to establish the need for a replacement vehicle, which ties in with the common Law duty to mitigate losses. If a claimant’s own vehicle is deemed unroadworthy or not fit for use, as a result of an accident, the claimant is entitled to a like …

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Driver in an accident

Pedestrians and Road Traffic Accidents (RTA)

In 2018, 12% of road traffic accidents in the UK involved pedestrians; and while it is often believed, that the driver is always responsible, in reality pedestrians can also be found fully or partly at fault. While accidents can occur for a multitude of reasons, it is evident that pedestrians’ reckless or careless behaviour can …

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