Zenith Personal Injury Current Awareness

Vulnerable road users and the new PI reforms

13 September 2018

Kelly Cronin

NEWS FLASH

The Civil Liability Bill has just had its second reading and it has now been announced by David Gauk that vulnerable road users will be completely exempt from the new reforms.  Vulnerable road users, such as pedestrians and cyclists, had previously been exempt from all new provisions other than the increased small claims limits.  However, it has now been announced that the increases in these limits will not apply to them and they are therefore entirely exempt from the approaching changes. 

The bill continues to be debated with strong opposition from many Labour Party members and the ongoing uncertainty continues…

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By the Personal Injury team