Claims involving a mentally incapacitated claimant

Claims involving a mentally incapacitated claimant guidance:

Are Court of Protection application fees payable where the client’s only funds are derived from a personal injury award and held under deputyship? Or are these funds...

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The following PI & Clinical Negligence Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a claimant recover costs from a professional deputy or are these...

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The following PI & Clinical Negligence Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Can a solicitor make an application to the court under 21.7 to...

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The following PI & Clinical Negligence practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Claims involving a mentally incapacitated claimant—court...

Practice notes

The following PI & Clinical Negligence practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Claims involving a mentally incapacitated...

Practice notes

The following Dispute Resolution practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Costs orders—children, protected parties and litigation friends...

Practice notes

Does a litigation friend’s witness statement in support of an application for court approval need to include details about the level of success fee being deducted from...

Q&As

Does a pre-1 April 2013 CFA with a client’s litigation friend still apply if the litigation friend subsequently needs to be replaced post 1 April 2013 or does a new CFA...

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Does the limitation period continue to run when an adult claimant who lacked capacity because of an injury sustained as a result of negligence, subsequently regained...

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The following Practice Compliance practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Identifying and responding to the needs of vulnerable clients...

Practice notes

If the claimant died before the court approval hearing would the personal representatives of their estate attend the court approval hearing or would the need for the...

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Is court approval needed for the discontinuance of a litigated personal injury claim where the claimant lacks capacity and is advised to discontinue. Can a notice be...

Q&As

The following PI & Clinical Negligence practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Limitation periods for persons under a disability and...

Practice notes

The following PI & Clinical Negligence practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Mental capacity in personal injury claims...

Practice notes

The following PI & Clinical Negligence practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Payments into court

Practice notes

The following Private Client precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Personal injury bare trust—child

Precedents

The following Private Client precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Personal injury bare trust—mentally capable adult

Precedents

The following Private Client precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Personal injury bare trust—mentally incapable adult...

Precedents

The following PI & Clinical Negligence practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Procedural requirements for a PI claim involving a...

Practice notes

The following PI & Clinical Negligence Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on What is the procedure for obtaining an order from the court for...

Q&As

Where a claimant in proceedings (which have settled) lacks capacity and a deputy has been appointed, can an interim sum be paid direct to the deputy or should it be paid...

Q&As

The following PI & Clinical Negligence precedent provides comprehensive and up to date legal information on Witness statement in support of application to approve...

Precedents
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