As one of the UK’s largest, specialist insurance law teams we are committed to supporting you, whether haulage, distribution or bus and coach operators, with practical, decisive support.
What sets us apart is our significant experience of operating across this changing sector. We draw tailored teams together from across the motor industry based on client needs. Whether you need support with claims handling and validation, crisis response, cross-border matters, recoveries, dispute resolution, employment law or regulatory law, we pride ourselves delivering the very best commercial fleet insurance understanding across the legal disciplines.
In November DWF commented on the draft report on the Motor Insurance Directive (2009/103/EC "MID") of the Internal Market Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO) produced by Rapporteur Dita Charanzová. This month the proposals have been voted on and approved by the full Parliament. Amy Jeffs reviews recent developments.
In 2017 we reported on the Court of Appeal decision in Cameron v Hussain. Today the Supreme Court handed down the hotly anticipated judgment in the appeal of that decision. The Supreme Court upheld the insurer's appeal, reversing the Court of Appeal decision.
Following the important decision of Coulson J at first instance in Grove Developments Ltd v S&T (UK) Ltd in February of this year (which we considered in an earlier article), the eagerly awaited Court of Appeal decision following S&T (UK) Ltd's appeal has now been handed down.
Our team of experienced claim handlers combine many years of transport sector understanding with a practical application of innovative telematics and analytics tools, to reduce indemnity spend. We also provide meaningful business intelligence to reduce future risk.