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Personal Injury weekly highlights—20 February 2020

Personal Injury weekly highlights—20 February 2020
Published on: 20 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Personal Injury weekly highlights—20 February 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Claims involving a fatality
  • Government maintains two-year cohabitation necessary for bereavement award
  • Draft: Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (Remedial) Order 2020
  • High Court considers how to value dependency
  • Vicarious liability
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses vicariously liable for rape committed by an elder
  • Accidents abroad
  • Rome II and the need to consider foreign limitation rules
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Personal Injury weekly highlights includes a paper published by the Ministry of Justice which sets out the government’s proposals to extend bereavement damages to cohabiting couples and acknowledges that it would be appropriate to adjust the level of bereavement damages to reflect inflation since the previous increase. We have our usual round-up of other key cases and news as well as webinar dates for your diaries, a recently published Q&A and New Law Journal articles of interest. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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