WILLIAMS V MAPFRE: ARE WE AS COVERED AS WE BELIEVE?

Insurance companies are not always willing to implement laws that protect customers against the abuses that some big corporations tend to commit. With this in mind, they sometimes use legal tricks to avoid the consequences of these regulations, created for the benefit of the weakest part of the agreement. Seguir leyendo “WILLIAMS V MAPFRE: ARE WE AS COVERED AS WE BELIEVE?”

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN SPAIN AND THE NEW “BAREMO”

For the calculation of damages suffered by the victims of traffic accidents, Spanish law has a scale system known as the “Baremo” (Law 35/2015 of 22 September) which regulates civil liability and insurance matters in road traffic accidents and applies to cases involving accidents on or after 1 January 2016. The Baremo is mandatory and binding on judges when assessing the damages in respect of injuries resulting from traffic road accidents. Seguir leyendo “ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN SPAIN AND THE NEW “BAREMO””