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Personal Injury weekly highlights—27 February 2020

Published on: 27 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Personal Injury weekly highlights—27 February 2020
  • In this issue:
  • PI & Clinical Negligence—horizon scanner for 2020 and beyond
  • CPR updates
  • 114th practice direction update—24 February 2020
  • 115th practice direction update—2 March 2020
  • Road traffic accident
  • Government announces Whiplash Reform Programme to be implemented on 1 August 2020
  • MIB ‘exploring options’ after Supreme Court appeal denied
  • Conflict of laws—Road traffic accident
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Personal Injury weekly highlights includes the 114th and 115th updates to the Civil Procedure Rules Practice Directions (CPR PD), which relate to the online civil money claims pilot and the video hearings pilot scheme, and the publication by the Civil Justice Council of its final report, entitled ‘Vulnerable Witnesses and Parties Report', setting out 18 recommendations to enhance the experiences of vulnerable witnesses in civil courts. We also include details of our new PI & Clinical Negligence horizon scanner for 2020 and beyond, which is a summary of the key legal developments that are expected to impact personal injury and clinical negligence practitioners during 2020 and beyond. We have our usual round-up of other key cases and news as well as webinar dates for your diaries, recently published Q&As and New Law Journal articles of interest. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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