The tightening of the screw

Yesterday the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in a case I successfully argued for the…

Credit hire companies and non party costs Orders

I have been asked on many occasions by insurance companies and their instructed solicitors how one…

Comprehensive insurance and credit hire

Some years ago, prior to the decision of the Court of Appeal in Zurich v Umerji…

Musical accompaniment 2

It is now just over two weeks since this website went “live” and in that time,…

A restatement of principle

There is one case that invariably accompanies me to court, when I conduct a credit hire…

Born to run

Every once and a while, I come across a claim where a precocious minor, whose modest…

Making amends

In the case of Copley.v.Lawn [2009] EWCA Civ 580 a powerful weapon was provided to the insurance…

Extras and excess

One of the issues that often arises is the question of additional daily charges to waive…

The Poor Law

The issue of whether it was appropriate to take into account a motorist’s personal financial circumstances…

Evolving arguments: Clark v Ardington [2003] QB 36

A number of conjoined cases proceeded to trial before HH Judge Harris QC and then were determined…