Tag: compensation

Injury Compensation Claims: Time Limit Traps to Watch

Statute of Limitations The term Statue of Limitations refers to the law which states the length of time a person has to make a personal injury compensation claim following an accident.  If not made within the appropriate time, the claim is lost no matter how serious the injury may be. […]

Fraudulent or Exaggerated Personal Injury Claims

General Concern For some time insurance companies and, indeed, the Courts have been concerned with the number of fraudulent or exaggerated claims for compensation for personal injuries and it is not generally well known that this was tackled by the legislature in The Civil Liability and Courts Act 2004 (the […]

Don’t forget the victims

Insurance spin Sunday 20th November was World Day of Remembrance for the victims of road traffic accidents. I felt a significant frustration for the families of victims and those injured in accidents. Currently Insurance Companies are raising insurance premiums and they are trying to blame high awards given to victims […]

Fatal Accident Compensation Claim

The death of a loved one, tragically, in an accident is a shocking and traumatic experience.  The grief and loss can never be compensated in monetary terms.  However, the practical financial implications to a family, of a sudden and tragic death, all too quickly become apparent and survivors should be […]

Damages and Compensation in a Court Case

A court may remedy a civil action in a number of different ways. However, the most common remedy sought by an injured party (Plaintiff) in a civil action is monetary compensation.  Monetary compensation is also referred to as damages and this article will explore the various ways in which a […]

Sports and law

The area of sports and the law is peculiar for a number of reasons. This is an indirect acknowledgment that its place in society is somewhat different to that of our ordinary everyday activities of going to work or school etc. While the area of Sports and the law is […]

Injuries & The Law

One of the unfortunate side effects of industrialisation and the development of the motor car has been a significant increase in the amount of injuries suffered by people, particularly in road traffic accidents. The law cannot put somebody back into the position they were in before the accident and deals […]