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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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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 Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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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 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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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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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the...
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9th Nov
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NOTE: On 15 July 2019 the Lord Chancellor announced that the discount rate would change to minus 0.25% from the previous level of minus 0.75%. The new...
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9th Nov
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Pre-action protocol for low value personal injury claims in road traffic accidentsThe protocol applies to all road traffic accident (RTA)...
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9th Nov
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The claim and basis for itThis type of claim is made on behalf of a living claimant whose life expectancy has been reduced as a result of the...
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9th Nov

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IntroductionThis Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the Business and Property Courts as of 1 January 2019. The...
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18th Jan
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ARCHIVED: Warning: this is for historical purposes only. This pilot scheme has now ended.Where and when did it apply?The Automatic Pilot Scheme (the...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note is an introduction to CE-File electronic working/electronic filing or e-working/e-filing in the courts under CPR PD 51O, including...
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18th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the video hearings pilot scheme which ran from 30...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note has been archived and is for historical purposes only. The defamation costs pilot scheme ended on 31 March 2013. For information on...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note is archived and is for historical purposes only as the pilot scheme ended on 31 March 2013. For further information on costs...
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18th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The provisions in this Practice Note came to an end on Monday 31 March 2014 when...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the Business and Property Courts—Capped Costs List pilot scheme (a form of fixed costs) which is set out in Practice...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note identifies a pilot scheme to test an online court environment in County Court money claims called the ‘Online Civil Money Claims...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note deals with a pilot scheme to test a procedure to enable legal representatives to file and issue County Court money claims online...
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15th Jan
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Pilot schemes which are ongoingPilot schemeKey datesDetailsCPR PD 51Y—Video or audio hearings during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic 25 March 2020...
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14th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. Throughout this Practice Note, references to:•TCC are to the Technology and...
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3rd Dec
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Warning: this is for historical purposes only. From 30 September 2013, this pilot scheme has been implemented permanently. Accordingly, the majority...
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3rd Dec
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This Practice Note considers costs recovery when dealing with proceedings under the disclosure pilot scheme found in CPR PD 51U. The pilot scheme, in...
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3rd Dec
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As part of the 104th update—Practice Directions Amendments accompanying the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), the Ministry of Justice introduced a new...
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3rd Dec
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ARCHIVED: This document is being retained for historical purposes only. This pilot scheme ended on 31 March 2013.For information on provisional...
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3rd Dec
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The pilot scheme is set out in Practice Direction 51V (CPR PD 51V) and provides for applications to set aside default judgments, obtained under CPR...
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3rd Dec
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note provided information on the Bill of Costs pilot scheme which came to an end on 30 September 2017. This Practice Note is...
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3rd Dec

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