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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering road traffic accidents. For...
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26th Oct
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To identify the circumstances in which a court may find an employer to be vicariously liable for a tort committed by an employee it is useful to trace...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 23rd Oct
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Separate legislation covers the recovery of NHS charges. For guidance on requesting and challenging a certificate of NHS charges, see Practice Note:...
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9th Oct
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The nature of the awardWhere an injured person is disadvantaged in the labour market as a result of a residual disability resulting from an injury,...
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2nd Oct
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Expert witnesses are instructed in personal injury claims to provide an opinion on medical and non-medical technical issues within their field of...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Huckstepp of IRH Solicitors 1st Oct
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What is a secondary victim?A primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident that caused their psychiatric...
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26th Sep
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General principlesAs a general rule, a claimant must give credit for any financial gains they make that they have received as a result of their...
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26th Sep
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The Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.LA 1980 sets out the time limits within which claimants are entitled to bring claims of various...
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26th Sep
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This case tracker considers case law in relation to qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) in order to provide some guidance on how the courts are...
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26th Sep
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Background and frameworkPurpose of a provisional damages awardWhen the court makes a once and for all lump sum award, it is designed to cover both...
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26th Sep
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The concept of foreseeability and remotenessEven if the claimant proves:•that the defendant acted negligently (ie in breach of duty), and•that the...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (CJCA 2015) and the...
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26th Sep
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DefinitionsFraudDefined in Derry v Peek as where it is shown that:'a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or (2) without belief in its...
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25th Sep
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NOTE: On 15 July 2019 the Lord Chancellor announced that the discount rate would change to minus 0.25%. The new discount rate came into effect on 5...
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25th Sep
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Defining the primary victimA primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident that caused their psychiatric...
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25th Sep
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IntroductionOver the past decade or so, motor insurers have adopted and developed a strategy for identifying and dealing with road accident personal...
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25th Sep

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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25th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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25th Sep
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There are certain protocols that need to be followed when addressing members of the judiciary. These protocols apply both to communications by way of...
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25th Sep
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A number of changes to appeals in civil appeals came into force on 3 October 2016. These include:•the introduction of a new CPR 52 (the main part of...
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25th Sep
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What is judicial review?A claim for judicial review means a claim to review the lawfulness of an enactment or a decision, action or failure to act in...
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25th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. One of the difficulties for practitioners is keeping up to date with...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS...
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26th Sep
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NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS OBTAINED BEFORE 1 OCTOBER 2012, THIS PRACTICE NOTE IS FOR HISTORIC...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS...
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26th Sep
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NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS OBTAINED BEFORE 1 OCTOBER 2012, THIS PRACTICE NOTE IS FOR HISTORIC...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Court of Appeal—continuing breach and concurrent causes of actionThe Court of...
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26th Sep
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Court of Appeal—professional negligenceARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note is concerned with the changes to Part 52 which were brought...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.Court of Appeal—retrospective applications to extend time for the appellant's...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. NOTE: THIS PRACTICE NOTE IS FOR HISTORIC PURPOSES ONLY.Introduction—the nature...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note is based on provisions revoked on 1 April 2013. It is therefore for historical purposes only. It only contains guidance...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS...
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26th Sep
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.NOTE: SAVE FOR WHERE THE APPEAL NOTICE WAS FILED OR PERMISSION TO APPEAL WAS...
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26th Sep

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