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Credit hire—an introductionReplacement vehicles and hire generallyWhere a driver’s vehicle has suffered damage in an accident sufficient for it to...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What costs are payable on a matter which is in the MOJ portal but settles for less than £1,000? At the time that the matter was entered in the portal...
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19th May
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Low Velocity Impact RTAs—in detailIntroductionOver the past decade or so, motor insurers have adopted and developed a strategy for identifying and...
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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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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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What are the consequences (costs and otherwise) of a claimant changing their mind having rejected a defendant’s part admission? What are the practical...
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6th Jun
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If serving by email, what is the extent of the requirement to enquire about the recipient’s email limitations?Serving documents by emailService by...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 6th Jun
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What authorities or guidance do you have on unilateral mistake? What authorities or guidance do you have on mistake in drafting court documents, such...
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6th Jun
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Can a public body keep confidential the terms of any settlement agreement it enters into?As set out in Practice Note: Settling disputes—who,...
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6th Jun
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What are the consequences of non-compliance with a court order? In particular, what are the consequences of breaching a court order in the context of...
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6th Jun
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Do you have any Precedents to start a claim against an individual who fraudulently solicited payment into his own account rather than a supplier’s...
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6th Jun
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If a claim form that has been amended before service is to be re-sealed prior to being served, what is the process by which the re-sealing is...
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6th Jun
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Can wasted time be claimed as damages?When dealing with a claim for financial loss, a party may claim damages for wasted staff time if those staff...
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6th Jun
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Can you raise a time-barred counterclaim?The effect of limitation periods on counterclaims is governed by section 35 of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA...
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Produced in partnership with Mr Tom Montagu-Smith, QC 6th Jun
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If I wish for a hearing to be heard in private, do I need to make a formal application for this with court fee or can it be dealt with by way of...
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Produced in partnership with James Tunley of Lamb Chambers 6th Jun
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How do I obtain copies of statements of case filed before 2 October 2006? Do you have any precedents relevant to a claim seeking the release of funds...
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6th Jun
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Will the misspelling of the defendant’s name in a judgment and warrant of control impact their effectiveness?This Q&A considers the rules that apply...
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6th Jun
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Do I need to re-seal a claim form after it has been amended prior to service?If the claim form is amended prior to service without court permission, a...
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