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Motor

We handle a wide variety of motor claims ranging from low speed collisions to those involving catastrophic and fatal injuries. Our experienced team regularly conduct claims of the utmost complexity and severity.

Unique resolution strategies

We are instructed by prominent insurers, the emergency services and the public sector to assist them to resolve a variety of motor-related issues as well as claims. Our dedicated staff are recognised for the bespoke service to clients and the ability to develop unique resolution strategies which meet the client’s objectives.

 

Our experienced lawyers regularly advise on:

 

  • Catastrophic injuries / fatalities

  • Costs

  • Credit hire

  • Criminal prosecutions

  • Indemnity and policy coverage

  • Inquests

  • Low velocity impacts

  • Motor insurers’ bureau

  • Portal claims

  • Recoveries

Key Contact

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Partner

Simon represents motor insurers in high value and complex claims

Legal Commentary

“Dolmans are highly professional, efficient and reliable. They always go above and beyond to achieve successful outcomes for their clients."

Legal 500, 2024

"The team has a very deep knowledge of all aspects of the law in this area."

Chambers & Partners, 2024

Publications

We publish a quarterly newsletter - Headlight - to keep our clients informed of all significant developments relevant to motor insurance litigation and issues. 

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This edition includes various case summaries covering fundamental dishonesty, third party costs order in credit hire and a failed application for summary judgment.

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This edition includes various case summaries covering multiple attempts to issue correctly, non genuine Part 36 offers and non-party costs orders.

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This edition includes various case summaries, together with articles on the recovery of NHS charges and fixed costs in the intermediate track.

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This edition reviews the latest in motoring case law and previews the significant costs reforms in the coming year.

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This edition includes case summaries relating to fundamental dishonesty, expert evidence and permission, plus articles on the Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) Act 2022.

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This edition includes case summaries relating to fundamental dishonesty, jurisdiction and portal medical evidence, together with an article on the Highway Code changes.

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This edition includes case summaries relating to capacity whilst drunk, CRPS, liability apportionments and whether a photograph is more reliable than the party’s own evidence.

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This edition includes case summaries relating to capacity to litigate, accidents involving pedestrians and an article which considers whether conditions can be attached to Part 36 offers.

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This edition considers recent case-law relating to expert evidence, fundamental dishonesty, credit hire and costs.

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This edition includes articles relating to whiplash reforms, the end of Vnuk in the UK as well as various case summaries.

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This edition covers case summaries relating to an accident abroad, a delay in applying for expert evidence, dishonesty and relief from sanctions.

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