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Personal Injury weekly highlights—9 April 2020

Published on: 09 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Personal Injury weekly highlights—9 April 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Key PI Developments
  • APIL and FOIL issue guidance on conducting claims during coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis
  • Coronavirus (COVID–19)—new Practice Direction 51ZA (118th update)—2 April 2020
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Whiplash Reform Programme
  • Vicarious liability
  • Supreme Court—employer not liable for doctor’s sexual assault of job applicants
  • The Supreme Court allows Morrisons’ appeal in group litigation claim
  • Clinical negligence—damages
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Personal Injury weekly highlights includes new guidance issued by APIL and FOIL on conducting claims during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, a new coronavirus related Practice Direction 51ZA which allows for extensions of certain procedural time limits and analysis of how the pandemic is complicating the whiplash reform programme. We also have analysis of recent Supreme Court judgments on vicarious liability (Barclays Bank v Various Claimants and WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various Claimants) and foreign commercial surrogacy (Whittington Hospital v XX). 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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