Q: I am Scottish and the accident I am claiming compensation for happened in Scotland why is the trial happening in england
I have gone through my insurance company
It could be difficult to get an accurate response here because this forum deals mainly with U.S. law. But as a general premise (governed by a nation's/state's civil procedure rules) the location for where trial takes place could be determined by location of accident, residences of parties, or venue/forum agreed upon by contract. If your insurance company has assigned a barrister/solicitor to you, they should be able to advise on this. Good luck
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This is an American forum. You need to find a UK legal forum.
As to the location, you should consult with the Barrister who is representing you. It may be that is where the Defendant lives or may be found -- i.e., for a jurisdictional reason. In some cases, that may be a more favourable forum. But ask your Barrister.
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