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The procedural steps in relation to obtaining medical evidence can be found in the relevant pre-action protocol which applies to the claim. For further guidance on the different personal injury pre-action protocols, see: Personal injury protocols—overview.
For example, if the Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents (the RTA Protocol) applies, then the provisions for obtaining medical evidence are paras 7.1–7.8B.
CPR 45.19(2)(a)(ii) provides that in a claim to which either the RTA Protocol or the Pre-action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury (Employers' Liability and Public Liability) Claims applies, the
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