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Smith v Manchester awardsThe nature of the awardWhere an injured person is disadvantaged in the labour market as a result of a residual disability...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Military claimsBackgroundIt is helpful to put the law relating to military claims into historical context.Until 1987, section 10 of the Crown...
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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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Draft letter to client about disclosure—small claims trackPrivate & confidential[Insert name and address of client][insert date]Dear [insert name of...
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Produced in partnership with Moya Clifford of Hill Dickinson 30th Jul
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Application notice for disclosure against a non-party—Commercial CourtIntroductionThe application in the Commercial Court is made using Form...
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30th Jul
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Letter serving particulars of claim or defence under Business and Property Courts disclosure pilot scheme[Insert name and address of recipient][Insert...
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30th Jul
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Initial disclosure list of documents—disclosure pilot scheme in the Business and Property Courts[Insert details of proceedings]Initial disclosure list...
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30th Jul
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Order for disclosure against a non-partyClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND...
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30th Jul
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Letter to client about disclosure under the Business and Property Courts disclosure pilot schemePRIVATE, CONFIDENTIAL & PRIVILEGED[Insert name and...
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Produced in partnership with Moya Clifford of Hill Dickinson LLP 30th Jul
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Witness statement in support of application for disclosure against a non-partyFiled on behalf of the [Claimant OR Defendant ]Witness statement of...
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30th Jul
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Extended disclosure list of documents—disclosure pilot scheme in the Business and Property Courts[Insert details of proceedings]Extended disclosure...
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30th Jul
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Letter requesting adverse documents under Business and Property Courts disclosure pilot scheme[Insert name and address of recipient][Insert...
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30th Jul
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Drafting note for application notice for disclosure against a non-partyIntroductionThe application should be made using Form N244 (Form N244(CC) if in...
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30th Jul
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Brexit—implications for data protectionThis Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General...
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25th Jul
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Is a non-party to litigation under a duty to preserve documents when they have been asked to preserve documents by a party to litigation? What if the...
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6th Jul
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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jun

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