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Personal Injury weekly highlights—18 June 2020

Published on: 18 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Personal Injury weekly highlights—18 June 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—ABI further extends Personal Injury Protocol
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Bulletin 8 for Queen's Bench Division court users
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 15 June
  • Coroners should be physically present at hearings during coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Psychiatric injury
  • Secondary victims in clinical negligence claims
  • Claims involving a mentally incapacitated claimant
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Personal Injury weekly highlights include news that the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has further extended the Personal Injury Protocol in England and Wales to 30 June 2020. We also have analysis of Paul v Royal Wolverhampton, a High Court judgment which held that daughters who suffered psychiatric injury after witnessing the fatal collapse of their father may bring secondary victim claims even though the shocking event occurred months after the alleged clinical negligence causative of the collapse. In addition we have our usual round-up of other key cases and news as well as webinar dates for your diaries and New Law Journal articles of interest. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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