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Innovation expansion continues apace for Kennedys as it takes ‘virtual lawyer’ platform to Latin America
Following significant client interest, we have taken our award-winning virtual lawyer platform, KLAiM, to Latin America.
The overwhelming majority of patients wish to leave hospital as soon as they are medically fit and well. When a patient, or their family on their behalf, refuses to accept a discharge plan or transfer to other care arrangements however, the issue of delayed transfers of care can be a contentious one.
We are pleased to announced that a team of motor and general insurance lawyers from Withers KhattarWong in Singapore has joined us, making us one of the largest local providers of volume defence work and one of the largest motor insurance teams at any law firm in the country.
In recent years, the US has seen a trend in large-scale litigation pushed forward by the plaintiffs’ bar in the form of class actions, which are often consolidated in state courts or take the form of multi-district litigation (MDL) in the federal court system.
Whilst the construction industry has arguably been slower to adopt new technology compared with some other sectors, technological advancements have always driven construction forward.
We are pleased to announce that we have continued our growth in the United States with our relocation to a new, larger office in Philadelphia, and the addition of Louis Kozloff as partner and associate Thomas Seery.
A roundup of recent cyber related developments including: non-material damages under the GDPR; data protection laws in Asia-Pacific; cyber attacks in the education sector; regulation of cryptoassets; blockchain in the pharmaceutical industry; challenges presented by autonomous vehicles; and algorithms as a new emerging risk.
A summary of key developments including an update on the Civil Liability Act 2018 and the whiplash reforms, Scotland’s discount rate, the call for an overhaul of current laws on use of hand-held mobile devices whilst driving, and the latest on the Law Commissions’ consultation on autonomous vehicles.
Case review 11/10/2019
Micromobility vehicles such as e-scooters and e-bikes are increasingly being used in our towns and cities. Indeed, it is now commonplace to see e-scooters in the morning rush hour, especially in large cities. However, recent serious incidents involving e-scooters have raised a number of concerns about the use of micromobility vehicles, generally.