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Was the damage foreseeable?The concept of foreseeability and remotenessEven if the claimant proves:•that the defendant acted negligently (ie in breach...
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19th May
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What is fundamental dishonesty?This Practice Note considers fundamental dishonesty both in the context of section 57 of the Criminal Justice and...
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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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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 19th May
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Vicarious liability in the course of employment—the close connection testTo identify the circumstances in which a court may find an employer to be...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Interest on general damages, special damages and judgment debtInterest on general damagesEntitlementA claimant is entitled to simple interest at a...
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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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The court’s power to extend the time limit—section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980The Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The power to...
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19th May
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Drafting schedules of loss in PI and clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Thomson 19th May
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Quantifying damages for the estate under the Law Reform ActWhat can be claimed by the estate under the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...
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19th May
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Loss of congenial employmentNature of the awardA claimant who is precluded from doing a job they enjoy is entitled to claim loss of congenial...
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19th May
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Loss of pension—personal injury claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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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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Misfeasance in public officeThe tort of misfeasanceMisfeasance in public office is a tort that is rarely invoked in personal injury claims. It is only...
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19th May

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Claims for loss of entitlement to state pension in personal injury claimsIf a claimant has lost entitlement to state pension as a result of an...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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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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31st Jul
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The Ogden tablesNOTE: The 8th edition of the Ogden Tables (updated in May 2021) can be accessed here.NOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the...
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31st Jul
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Loss of pension—personal injury claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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31st Jul
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Cost of care—personal injury claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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31st Jul
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Drafting counter schedules of loss in PI and clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Thomson 31st Jul
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Multipliers and multiplicands—personal injury claimsNOTE: The 8th edition of the Ogden Tables (updated in May 2021) can be accessed here. See also...
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31st Jul
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Can a claimant recover costs from a professional deputy or are these costs part of special damages?Where the claimant is a protected party under the...
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31st Jul
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Recoverable future lossesNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced that the...
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31st Jul
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Valuing serious brain injury claimsDamagesGeneral damagesGeneral damages are awarded for pain, suffering and loss of amenity. They will be quantified...
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Produced in partnership with Caroline Klage of Bolt Burdon Kemp 31st Jul
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Calculating life expectancy—personal injury and clinical negligence claimsLife expectancy statisticsTables providing life expectancy are prepared and...
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31st Jul
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Nursing charge ratesThe information in this Practice Note is obtained from Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service (BPILS), which states in...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Are there any pitfalls to be wary of in respect of a claimant’s private healthcare funding treatment and wishing to put forward their own costs. Does...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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Do you have any guidance for contents of a witness statement for a Personal Injury case where quantum is in dispute?A statement dealing with quantum...
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Produced in partnership with Rankeshwar Batta of Anthony Collins Solicitors 31st Jul
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Is there recent judicial guidance on the damages awarded in a fatal accident claim where the spouse of the deceased has had to give up work to look...
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31st Jul
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Can a legal representative sign the schedule of loss?The Practice Note: Statements of truth states that under CPR PD 22, para 1.1–1.4 certain...
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31st Jul
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When calculating future loss of earnings, what happens if a self-employed person sells their business as they can no longer work? Does the lump sum...
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31st Jul
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Is there any guidance or case law on how to calculate a claim for a 5% increased risk of future surgery attributable to negligence? Provisional...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Edwards of Devereux Chambers 31st Jul
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What discount should be applied to nursing rates when calculating a claim for gratuitous care?Practice Note: Cost of care—personal injury claims...
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31st Jul
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How should a claimant’s loss of congenial employment be pleaded in a schedule of special damages?A claimant who is precluded from doing a job they...
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31st Jul

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