The Ministry of Justice seems keen to press on with its plans for reforming the claims process for low value road traffic accident claims this year. Announcing a one-month delay, the changes will come into effect in May 2021.
Cycling during lockdown provided safer, practical and physical benefits for many. A sharp rise in sales left retailers struggling to meet demand and at…
In 2019, Manchester law firm Bott and Co teamed up with The University of Manchester to launch a ground breaking artificial intelligence (AI) project as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).
The coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on people’s ability to get out and about due to lockdown and cycling has been one…
On Tuesday 21 April 2020, amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the UK Government announced that it has decided to delay the implementation of the whiplash…
At a time when the list of activities we can’t do as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic is hugely restrictive, we’d like to put forward an argument in favour of safe cycling, for the benefit of people’s physical and mental health.
Davis Vilums, the Latvian cyclist that navigated every street in central London in his quest to feel like a true Londoner, has shared his top road and cycle safety tips with Bott and Co. This coincides with Brake charity’s Road Safety Week.
Bott and Co welcomes a Northern Ireland ruling not to overturn a dangerous driving conviction to the lesser offence of careless driving following the very close pass of club cyclists. There is an urgent need for case law on the subject of close passes.
Travelling without limits should be possible for everyone, whether able bodied or not. Unfortunately this doesn’t always happen. It’s paramount that people with reduced mobility aren’t discouraged from booking a holiday, and it’s equally important that should the worst happen, holidaymakers are aware of their rights.
A damning Financial Conduct Authority report has found that Brits overspend by a combined total of £1.2bn on their house and car insurance policies with more than one in ten people paying “very high” prices for their insurance.
Consumer rights law firm Bott and Co helps lady injured after a horrendous fall at a Waitrose zebra crossing receive £4,500, 100 times the compensation originally offered to her.
Bott and Co’s Senior Partner David Bott and Operations Manager Ann McLoughlin joined thousands of cycling enthusiasts at this year’s Manchester 100 charity event.
Pregnancy and parenting club Bounty has been fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for illegally selling 14 million people’s data, breaching approximately 34.4 million data records. We’re fighting for justice for parents and parents-to-be affected, and we want to get compensation for these people.
After suffering a cycling road traffic accident, avid cyclist and lawyer David Bott found dealing with insurance companies an uphill battle. He reflects on his experience, including finding that many cyclists who settle their claims directly with insurers are not getting what they are entitled to.
The Highway Code is set to change so that cyclists will have right of way and increased safety on UK roads. Cycling charities are speaking out to highlight the importance of everybody being more uniform in their behaviour to prevent confusion.
Bott and Co has received ISO 27001 certification demonstrating its strict compliance to the highest standards of information security standards and client data.
Have you ever wondered how many different national cuisines (e.g. Italian, Chinese, Ethiopian, etc) are on offer in the world’s greatest cities? We analysed the restaurant data in Google Maps to find out. New York and London lead the pack of the world’s foodie capitals. Explore the full results.
On Thursday 17th November the Ministry of Justice published “Reforming the Soft Tissue Injury (“whiplash”) Claims Process. A consultation on arrangements concerning personal injury claims in England and Wales”.
New data from Bott and Co shows Egypt as the most common winter sun destination for holiday illness claims.
On June 15th, our Senior Partner David Bott, flew out to the small town of Bertren in Southwest France, where he will be taking part in a three day Pyrenean Cycle Challenge.
Impecuniosity – a term which is rarely used in day to day language but provides so much importance in credit hire claims.
Sir Rupert Jackson, a senior judge at the Court of Appeal, was asked by the Master of the Rolls, Sir Anthony Clarke to carry out a review into civil costs. The review commenced at the start of 2009 and was presented to the Lord Chancellor, Jack Straw in January 2010.