Our popular bulletins and events will keep you abreast of the latest legal developments.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Speakers included Simon Evans, Peter Bennett, Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC.

This edition considers a highway tripping claim where a focused defence overcame the Claimant’s attempts to overcomplicate the matter and case summaries relating to fixed costs and the admissibility of covert recording evidence.

This edition considers recent case-law regarding fundamental dishonesty, the meaning of ‘use of vehicle’ and apportioning liability for speeding.

Our annual keynote seminar was held on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 at the Vale Resort. Simon Evans considered the impact of the Civil Liability Act 2018, Peter Bennett provided a regulatory update and Amanda Evans and guest speaker, Steven Ford QC, discussed recent developments following CN v Poole BC [2019] UKSC 25.

Our monthly review of developments in the insurance and public sector. This edition considers a highway tripping claim where a focused defence overcame the Claimant’s attempts to overcomplicate the matter and case summaries relating to the fixed costs regime and the admissibility of covert recordings as evidence.

This edition considers recent case-law regarding fundamental dishonesty, the necessity for bespoke life expectancy evidence, the meaning of ‘use of vehicle’ where a vehicle had been parked in a private garage which caught fire and apportioning liability for speeding.

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Areas of Expertise

About David

David joined Dolmans in 2011 and qualified as a solicitor in 2015. David defends personal injury claims of fast track and multi-track value on behalf of local authorities, national insurers and police forces.

 

David has experience of defending a wide range of claims including those relating to employers’ liability, occupational disease and illness, road traffic accidents and public liability, particularly claims brought under the Highways Act 1980 and the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957. David also has experience of bringing and defending contribution claims as well as costs-only proceedings.

 

In a motor insurance context, David has developed expertise in dealing with claims for credit hire, low velocity collisions and issues relating to motor indemnity and policy coverage. David provides assistance with complex and catastrophic claims and has attended inquests and criminal proceedings on behalf of motor insurers.

 

David contributes to the firm’s quarterly motor newsletter, ‘Headlight’, by providing case-law updates and has written articles for the Dolmans Insurance Bulletin. He has also provided training for clients in the areas of civil litigation and motor investigation.

Articles

R Limited v Ageas Insurance Limited [2019]

KR v Dorset County Council [2017]

JC v Carillion Construction Contracts Ltd & Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council [2017]

(1) McBride v UK Insurance Ltd; (2) Clayton v EUI Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 144