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Psychiatric injury—primary victimsDefining the primary victimA primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident...
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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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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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Untraced drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 March 2017NOTE: For accidents after 1 March 2017 the Motor Insurers'...
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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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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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Damages in clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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Produced in partnership with Renée Wood 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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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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Multiple defendantsThis Practice Note looks at issues arising when multiple defendants (or co-defendants) are involved in domestic proceedings. It...
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31st Jul
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AdmissionsThis Practice Note sets out when CPR 14, which deals with admissions, will and will not apply. It looks at when admissions can be made...
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31st Jul
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Amending a statement of case—logistics of effecting an amendmentThis Practice Note explains how practitioners should go about effecting amendments to...
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30th Jul
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Statements of case in the Commercial CourtReferences to the Guide are to the Commercial Court Guide.This Practice Note should be read in conjunction...
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30th Jul
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Extension of timeThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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30th Jul
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Drafting note for application notice to extend time for filing the defenceBefore making an applicationDetermine when the defence is due to be filed....
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30th Jul
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Witness statement in support of application for an extension of time for filing the defenceFiled on behalf of the defendantWitness statement of...
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30th Jul
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Defence (civil claim generic)Claim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN...
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30th Jul
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Letter informing the court of parties’ agreement to extend time for filing the defence[Insert name and/or position of individual at the relevant...
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30th Jul
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Letter requesting extension of time for filing the defence[Date][Insert claimant’s solicitors‘ name, reference and address]Dear [insert organisation...
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30th Jul
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Drafting note for application notice to extend time for filing the defence—Commercial CourtIntroductionThe application in the Commercial Court is made...
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30th Jul
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Precedent instructions or brief to counsel[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN [insert...
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Order for extension of time to file the defenceClaim No. [insert claim number].[IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND...
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