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Practicalities of claims involving unnamed drivers

A scenario of an innocent claimant risks being left in a position where he or she cannot proceed with a claim because it is impossible to identify a named person against whom judgment can be obtained, in order to trigger the liability of the other vehicle’s insurer to satisfy that judgment. Insurers, on the other hand, fear that permitting a claimant to succeed without identifying the at-fault driver will open the floodgates to a torrent of staged accidents. 


This interesting issue came into sharp focus before the Court of Appeal in Cameron v Hussain, Liverpool Victoria InsuranceCompany Limited [2017] EWCA Civ 366 documented by Chris Middleton: Read the full article by clicking here