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EL/PL claims in the portal—a practical guide (Stage 1)This Practice Note provides an overview of the Pre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury...
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Produced in partnership with Sue Brown 19th May
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Credit hire—an introductionReplacement vehicles and hire generallyWhere a driver’s vehicle has suffered damage in an accident sufficient for it to...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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The employer’s duty of careOverriding dutiesAt common law, an employer is under a duty to take reasonable care of the health and safety of its...
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19th May
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CRU certificates—recoverable benefits and lump sum paymentsSeparate legislation covers the recovery of NHS charges. For guidance on requesting and...
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19th May
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Future loss of earnings—personal injury claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor...
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19th May
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Product liability—claims in negligenceThe duty of careThe general principles of negligence apply, namely that the claimant has to establish that the...
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19th May
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Bringing a claim against a public authority in negligence—basis of dutyWhen will a public authority owe a duty of care?The Supreme Court considered...
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19th May
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Fee remissionsIntroductionCourt and tribunal fees are, for many, prohibitively high. For those in the most straitened circumstances, fee remissions,...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 19th May
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Liability under the Animals Act 1971—all other animalsAll animals except those that belong to a dangerous species (all non-dangerous animals) are...
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19th May
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Section 152(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (RTA 1988) states that no sum is payable by an insurer under RTA 1988, s 151 in respect of any judgment...
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Produced in partnership with David Sawtell of 39 Essex Chambers 19th May
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Uninsured drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 August 2015NOTE: This Practice Note deals with the MIB Uninsured...
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19th May
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[IN THE COUNTY COURT AT [INSERT]ORIN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE][[SPECIFY DIVISION]][[INSERT LOCATION] DISTRICT REGISTRY]Claim No:Between[Insert...
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19th May
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Psychiatric injury—secondary victimsWhat is a secondary victim?A primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Applying for an interim payment order in personal injury claimsTiming and procedureA claimant can apply for an interim payment order after the end of...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Low Velocity Impact RTAs—in detailIntroductionOver the past decade or so, motor insurers have adopted and developed a strategy for identifying and...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Contributory negligence in road traffic accidentsIn some instances someone may suffer damage that results partly from their own fault and partly from...
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19th May

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Settlement in clinical negligence claimsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The COVID-19 Clinical Negligence Protocol (2020) has been created to adapt clinical...
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8th Jul
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Claims for implanted medical devicesGuidance on care standards for cosmetic procedures is provided by the General Medical Council and came into effect...
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Produced in partnership with Conor Dufficy of 7 Bedford Row 25th Jun
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Clinical negligence claims procedureCoronavirus (COVID-19): The COVID-19 Clinical Negligence Protocol (2020) has been created to adapt clinical...
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23rd Jun
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Cosmetic surgery claimsDefinitionGuidance for doctors who offer cosmetic interventions, published by the General Medical Council (GMC) in 2016...
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Produced in partnership with Catriona Stirling of Cloisters 8th Jun
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What is the limitation period for a cosmetic surgery claim where the claimant hasn’t suffered an actual injury but instead is simply unhappy with the...
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5th Jun
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Laser hair removal claimsOriginally produced in partnership with Arti Shah. Updated in partnership with Andrew WilsonLaser hair removal is the process...
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5th Jun
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Duty of care and breach in clinical negligence claimsThe duty of careA medical practitioner owes a duty of care to their patient. This duty is to take...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Ritchie QC of 9 Gough Chambers 5th Jun
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Medical records and disclosure in clinical negligence casesThe right to obtain disclosureThe fundamental purpose of disclosure is to further the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Ritchie QC of 9 Gough Chambers 5th Jun
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Personal injury—tattoo claimsThe Oxford English dictionary defines a tattoo as follows: ‘to mark (a part of the body) with an indelible design by...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqueline Swain of St John's Buildings 5th Jun
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Cosmetic breast surgery claimsThis Practice Note builds on the general principles of cosmetic surgery claims and focuses on breast enlargement,...
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Produced in partnership with Catriona Stirling of Cloisters 5th Jun
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Letter of instruction to expert on causationDear [insert name]Case details:NameAddressDate of BirthDate of Alleged Negligent Treatment[I act for the...
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Produced in partnership with Arti Shah of Fieldfisher 5th Jun
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Claim against a hospital for contracting MRSA (or other hospital related infection)[In the High Court of JusticeORIn the County Court at...
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Produced in partnership with Thea Wilson of 12 King's Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Letter of instruction to clinical negligence expert for report on breach of dutyDear [insert expert’s name]Claimant’s name: [insert the Claimant’s...
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Produced in partnership with Arti Shah of Fieldfisher 5th Jun
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Defence against a claim for damages for failure to obtain consent for cosmetic surgeryClaim No: [insert number]In the High Court of JusticeQueen's...
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Produced in partnership with Nageena Khalique QC of No 5 Chambers 5th Jun
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Letter of instruction to clinical negligence expert on condition and prognosisDear [insert name]Case details:NameAddressDate of BirthDate of Alleged...
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5th Jun

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