The road to reform on the personal injury discount rate has been long and winding but Deborah Newberry, head of corporate and public affairs at global law firm Kennedys, suggests with the strict timetable in the law there is a light at the end of this tunnel.
According to statistics from RoSPA, driver fatigue is likely to be a contributory factor in one in five road traffic accidents and up to a quarter of fatal and serious accidents. This article sheds light on the risks associated with driving when tired and employers’ responsibilities.
In this video, Corporate Account Manager, George Bladon, talks about ARAG's Motor Legal Solutions product and how it has already been updated in the light of the Civil Liability Act, that will come into force next year, and have serious implications for injured motorists.
The ARAG Group moves into its 18th country with the internationalisation of its legal insurance business and is now about to launch operations in Ireland, after agreeing to acquire the Irish business operations of DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Limited in the Republic of Ireland.
A fair bit of landlord and tenant law has been introduced since our Autumn edition of the RAG. This short article briefly highlights some of the latest developments impacting tenant protection which are relevant to brokers and their clients.
At the end of March, ARAG was proud to join like-minded businesses and other organisations that share a common goal in preserving access to justice in the UK as a founder member of ACSO, the Association of Consumer Support Organisations. Underwriting & Marketing Director David Haynes explains why.
It is no secret that austerity has had a significant impact on most people’s ability to get justice. This short article highlights how drivers are the latest group to be hit by legislation and how the Civil Liability Bill will impact all motorists.
Section 108 of the Courts Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 provides that where counsel is instructed in a Sheriff Court action, the court must sanction the employment of counsel if the court considers, in all the circumstances of the case, that it is reasonable to do so.
In Scotland there are certain time limits in which actions must be raised, with those limits set out in the Prescription and Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973. This article focuses on the application of the Act in the case of Midlothian Council v Bracewell Stirling Architects & Others 2019.
In this video, David Haynes, Underwriting & Marketing Director at ARAG UK, discusses the implications of the Civil Liability Act for motor accident victims, and how it will make motor legal expenses insurance more important than ever.