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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 31st Jul
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Can a solicitor ask for payment of interest on the late payment of a court-ordered interim payment?We have not been able to find any authority which...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Edwards of Devereux Chambers 31st Jul
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Have there been any recent developments in the assessment of periodical payments and specifically what has been the approach to indexation of these...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Edwards of Devereux Chambers 31st Jul
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If a claimant has spent their interim payment money on purchasing a house within the 52-week disregard, can the house later be transferred into a...
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31st Jul
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Variable periodical payments orders in personal injury claimsFixed or variable ordersThe court may provide for fixed variations to take effect at...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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Procedure for applying for provisional damagesThe initial application for provisional damagesIf a claimant wishes to apply for provisional damages, it...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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Introduction to interim payments in personal injury claimsFor guidance on applying for an interim payment including the time limits and procedure and...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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Periodical payments orders in personal injury claimsBackground and frameworkIntroductionIn the vast majority of personal injury and clinical...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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Provisional damagesBackground and frameworkPurpose of a provisional damages awardWhen the court makes a once and for all lump sum award, it is...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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Where a claimant in proceedings (which have settled) lacks capacity and a deputy has been appointed, can an interim sum be paid direct to the deputy...
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Produced in partnership with David Peters 31st Jul
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Requirements for a personal injury periodical payments orderSecurityIn cases of lump sum only awards, the security of payment will not be a concern to...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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Periodical payments orderSTOP PRESS: This Precedent is currently being reviewed as part of our quality control processes so that we can undertake...
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