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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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Duty of care and breach in clinical negligence claimsThe duty of careA medical practitioner owes a duty of care to their patient. This duty is to take...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Ritchie QC of 9 Gough Chambers 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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Bringing a claim against a public authority in negligence—basis of dutyWhen will a public authority owe a duty of care?The Supreme Court considered...
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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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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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Uninsured drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 August 2015NOTE: This Practice Note deals with the MIB Uninsured...
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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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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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Loss of pension—personal injury claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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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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Social Work England—fitness to practise proceedingsCoronavirus (COVID-19): There are currently temporary amendments to the Fitness to Practise Rules...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Shehadeh of 2 Bedford Row Chambers 5th Jun
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HCPC Investigation processThis Practice Note explains the investigation process before a case is referred to a Fitness to Practice hearing. It deals...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 5th Jun
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HCPC—Main hearing of the Health and Care Professions TribunalCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 5th Jun
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HCPC Interim OrdersThis Practice Note explains the practise and procedure for obtaining interim orders during the fitness to practise process of the...
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5th Jun
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HCPC—General and pre-hearing mattersCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the government’s response to...
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5th Jun
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HCPC—Appeals and restoration to the registerThis Practice Note explains the process for appeals to the High Court from an order by a panel of one of...
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5th Jun
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HCPC—SanctionsThis Practice Note explains the sanctions that the Health and Social Work Professions Council (HCPC) fitness to practice committee panel...
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5th Jun
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HCPC—Postponement and adjournment of proceedings and proceeding in the absence of a registrantThis Practice Note explains Health and Care Professions...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Renteurs of 2 Hare Court 5th Jun

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