Category Archives: Motor Insurers’ Bureau

Howe v MIB (No. 2) [2017] EWCA Civ 932 – QOCS, MIB

This blog post is by James Beeton of 12 King’s Bench Walk.

The issue in this case was the applicability of the QOCS provisions contained in CPR Part 44 to claims against the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (“MIB”) pursuant to reg. 13 of the Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) (Information Centre and Compensation Body) Regulations 2003 arising out of accidents abroad. The Court of Appeal’s decision on this issue and the reasoning employed have significant implications for the viability and impact of claims against compensatory bodies at home and abroad. Continue reading Howe v MIB (No. 2) [2017] EWCA Civ 932 – QOCS, MIB

Moreno v MIB [2016] UKSC 52 – Applicable law, 4th Motor Insurance Directive, MIB

This case comment is by Patrick Vincent of 12 King’s Bench Walk.

The recent decision of the Supreme Court in Moreno has cleared up one – but only one – of the difficulties created by the complicated and fragmented way in which the legislature has attempted to implement the requirements of the EU Motor Insurance Directives. Continue reading Moreno v MIB [2016] UKSC 52 – Applicable law, 4th Motor Insurance Directive, MIB