Qualified Costs Shift applied to claim against MIB The parties had disputed first a claim for compensation against the respondent, and now a costs order and in particular whether the claimant was entitled to the benefit of Qualified One-Way Costs Shifting. Held: The claimant’s appeal against a ruling that the claim was one for the … Continue reading Howe v Motor Insurers’ Bureau: CA 6 Jul 2017
The claimant sought damages after a road traffic accident in France caused by a wheel spinning from a still unidentified lorry. Held: Rejected Stewart J  EWHC 640 (QB),  WLR(D) 171,  1 WLR 2707,  Lloyd’s Rep IR 359 Bailii, WLRD Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) (Information Centre and Compensation Body) Regulations 2003, Parliament … Continue reading Howe v Motor Insurers’ Bureau: QBD 22 Mar 2016
The claimant had been severely injured when hit by a car in Greece. The car’s driver was uninsured. The Court was now asked whether the scope of her claim to damages was to be determined in accordance with English or Greek law. The implementation of . .
The UK claimant was seriously injured in Spain. The negligent car driver was not insured. The parties now disputed which law would apply in assessing the damages payable by the defendant. . .
The claimant was injured when struck by a car in Spain, driven by an uninsured driver. He claimed here against the MIB. The 2003 Regulations under which he claimed had not been updated for the 2007 EU Regulations. The parties disputed which law . .
The claimant suffered injury in a road traffic accident in Greece. The responsible driver was uninsured. She claimed here under the MIB scheme, and the court was now asked whether Greek or UK law governed the assessment of damages.
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