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Personal Injury weekly highlights—21 March 2019

Published on: 21 March 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Personal Injury weekly highlights—21 March 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Key PI developments
  • Lord Chancellor to review personal injury discount rate
  • Motor Vehicles (Compulsory Insurance) (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
  • Clinical negligence
  • Application for anonymity dismissed
  • Commission calls for NHS to adopt ‘open learning culture’
  • Coroner’s inquests
  • Causative effect of the ambulance’s delay should have been left to the jury
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Personal Injury highlights includes the announcement that the Lord Chancellor started a review of the discount rate on 19 March 2019 and will make a decision about the rate on or before 5 August 2019. We also have a Brexit SI which has been made so that once the UK leaves the EU the MIB will no longer act as a compensation body for UK residents injured in road traffic accidents in the EU. We have our usual round-up of key cases and news as well as webinar dates for your diaries, recent Q&As and New Law Journal articles of interest. We also have details about a new Practice Note which has been published on personal injury claims involving a party that has been made bankrupt or insolvent and a new clinical negligence Practice Note on anaesthetic claims. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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