Motor Claims: Extensive Reforms & Full Legal Update
On 15 June in London and 16 June in Manchester
Please contact MBL Seminars direct to make a booking.
This course carries 6 CPD points and is APIL accredited.
This course will cover the following:
- Compensation Recovery and why we cannot take our national law provision at face value
- Key provisions within the Road Traffic Act 1988, the EC Rights Against Insurers Regulations 2002 and the MIB Agreements
- Minister held liable for unlawful MIB exclusion clause
- Three very important Court of Appeal decisions that expose the flaws in UK implementation of the European Motor Insurance Directives
- Community Law - understanding the core principles and how to apply and enforce the more generous level of compensatory protection afforded under Community law
- What's wrong with the RTA 1988 and MIB Agreements - a fun interactive session where delegates identify for themselves flaws within the RTA 1988 and the MIB Agreements
- Update on the Delaney appeal and why this case is so important to every fee earner
- What is the legal standing of an Article 75 insurer?
- Liability Update
- The latest liability decisions
- Priority at a roundabout - is it just a question of who crosses the line first?
- Is there a duty to slow down to help an overtaking driver?
- Ex turpi causa defences and their proper use explained
- The relevance of the Highway Code
- New thinking on Highways Act claim
- Does the national road maintenance code set the standard?
- Why Bolam might be relevant to a Highways Act claim?
- Apportionment of liability and Contributory Negligence
- General principles/Seat belt update/Cycle helmets
- Appealing a first instance apportionment of liability
- Children cases/drunk pedestrians/drunk drivers and more
- Accidents abroad
- Overview of the rules for jurisdiction and applicable law
- New cases that make it easier to claim in the UK for an accident in the EU
- Update on loss of use and credit hire
- Why reform is likely
- Law reform
- Why the European Commission is investigating the UK national law provision for RTA victims
- Latest on the sacking of the minister responsible for the flawed DfT review of the MIB Agreements
- Latest on the Competition Commission enquiry into dysfunctional insurer practices
- Latest on the MoJ proposals for whiplash claims