Ben Bright is a specialist personal injury practitioner. He acts for both Claimants and Defendants, on instruction from their insurers, in all aspects of personal injury litigation.
Ben’s practice deals, in the main, with cases of fraud and fundamental dishonesty in road traffic accident claims. He is regularly instructed to defend claims where there is an allegation of an accident being staged / contrived, a slam on, or exaggerated to the extent that s57 Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 applies. He has secured innumerable findings of fundamental dishonesty in relation to claims for personal injury and / or credit hire. He also has considerable experience dealing with cases which concern the use of telematics data and is alive to the issues these cases often present to insurer clients with regards disclosure.
In addition to his busy trial practice, Ben is regularly instructed to conduct conferences with lay clients and experts, and to draft Defences, Part 35 questions to experts and Part 18 questions.
Ben’s Claimant practice has a particular emphasis on OL, EL and PL claims of multi-track value.
He is regularly involved in cases from the beginning, providing early advice on prospects of success, attending conferences with lay clients and experts, drafting Particulars of Claim and Schedules of Loss as well as providing ongoing advice and representing Claimants at trial.
Ben also provides seminars to solicitors and insurers on a range of topics.
Prior to joining chambers, Ben was involved in the reported case of: Bulmer & Others -v- Lamb - a copy of which can be downloaded here:-