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Course Motor Claims Liability Update (6 hours)


Presented by award winning solicitor, Nicholas Bevan:

The morning session will provide cutting edge insights on the compensatory guarantee for third party victims:

  • EU law third party rights in a nutshell
  • Practical implications for the UK
  • Over 40 actionable breaches of EU motor insurance law
  • Update on the legal challenges to the Road Traffic Act 1988, EC Rights Against Insurers Regs 2002 and the MIB Agreements already underway
  • Why so many UK decisions and authorities are unsafe
  • Enforcement and reform from the European Commission
  • NEW: Motor insurers’ extended statutory liability
  • Private property
  • Non-contractual use
  • Product liability for technical defects
  • The Article 75 misconception
  • NEW: Motor Insurers Bureau’s extended liability
  • For all off-road unlicensed vehicles
  • For numerous unlawful restrictions and exclusions
  • State liability
  • A systemic failure to protect accident victims
  • Why Francovich actions are problematical
  • NEW: Back to the future post Brexit
  • Delayed impact: 5 years of pre-Brexit legacy claims
  • Loss of EU law remedies
  • Probable retention of some core EU law rights and remedies
  • How European law style purposive construction could survive Brexit

The afternoon session will provide further new insights:

  • Driverless vehicles: why the government’s proposals are misconceived
  • Overview on product liability
  • Liability for automated driving systems
  • The first cases
  • Accidents abroad in the EU
  • Moreno and the compensatory gap
  • Choice of law and applicable jurisdictions
  • Claims Representatives and direct actions post Brexit
  • Accidents in the UK caused by foreign registered vehicles
  • Latest liability decisions
  • Contributory negligence
  • Criminality defences, their extent and limits
  • Minors and protected parties
  • Applying the Bolam test to RTA claims

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