Rebuttal Evidence

Consideration of the tactics involved in Rate evidence, relied upon by both claimant and defendants

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Course Overview

Delivered by experienced lecturer Craig Budsworth of Accident Exchange, this 30-minute session will consider rebuttal evidence in credit hire.

Those new to this area of law will benefit from a practical discussion of what a rebuttal is in the context of credit hire and why this is so important for credit hire operators, whilst more experienced practitioners will gain a greater understanding of the Rates that are available in the market and will receive guidance on how to rebut evidence which does not comply with the established case law.

During this session, Craig will discuss the importance of planning and strategy when handling credit hire cases involving rebuttal evidence and will examine the following case law decisions:
Gonzales v Dignity Funerals Limited
Gorani v Royal Sun Alliance
Damiean v Pincus
Ishaque v Brent LBC
Mbayo v Barokh v Allianz
Maris v Reflex Interior
Shahzady v Amiri
Akhtar v Howe

In addition, viewers will receive an insight into the difficultly faced by members of the public when attempting to hire vehicles.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be aware of the tactics involved in Rate evidence being relied upon from both claimant and defendants
  • • Have a greater understanding of Rate calculation
  • Be able to provide examples of Rates provided by different national companies
  • • Be able to provide examples of Rates provided by different national companies
  • • Be able to apply updated knowledge of latest court decisions regarding the issue of Rate to individual cases

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for credit hire and RTA practitioners of all levels


About Instructor - Craig Budsworth

Craig is the Legal Director of Credit Hire at Accident Exchange and works tirelessly to ensure that people involved in road traffic accidents get the best advice on how to proceed with their claim. Craig regularly delivers training to solicitors’ practices and associated industries in this field, to ensure that all staff care about every aspect of the accident victim's claim and want to ensure access to justice for everyone. Craig advocates working cohesively together to encourage settlement rather than having to drag people through the court system.
Craig is a former member of the Civil Justice Council (CJC) and a former chairman of Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS).

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    30 Page


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  • Price
  • £ 60