When Bott and Co was first set up on 22nd January 2001 by David Bott, Gary Froggatt and Paul Hinchliffe, the firm was a small personal injury company with just 23 members of staff.
Bott and Co Senior Partner David Bott to be guest speaker at Premex’s Expert Annual Conference 2015.
David Bott, Senior Partner of Bott and Co is this year taking part in La Marmotte – an annual, one-day cyclosportive event in France. The ride, which is considered as one of the hardest in Europe, covers 109 miles and 5,180m of ascent over four of the Tour de France’s notorious passes.
Impecuniosity – a term which is rarely used in day to day language but provides so much importance in credit hire claims.
The internet and social media has undoubtedly made the world a far smaller and more accessible place.
I can still remember the Civil Procedure Rules coming into force back in April 1999 and hearing those around me stating that this has been the biggest shake up the legal industry is likely to see.
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.
Following the general election in May 2010 the newly elected Conservative-led administration set out a number of radical reforms to Justice in Britain.
Managing partner David Bott responds to Aviva’s recently released Aviva Road to Reform document.
In the current climate for personal injury claims, specifically RTA, it appears Insurers are raising issues of fraud and Low Velocity Impact far more regularly than in previous years on claims which meet a certain criteria.
A new survey of APIL members suggests that over 50% of personal injury firms do not pay referral fees, but do spend an average of £500 to acquire cases.
Bott and Co asked a range of service providers in the personal injury sector, including insurers, CMCs and law firms, for their responses to statements about the current situation in the industry and the proposed changes coming in April 2013.
The legal industry is considering its options in the wake of the MOJ decision to reduce fixed fees for RTA injury cases by almost 60% in April 2013.