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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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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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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 nature of the awardWhere an injured person is disadvantaged in the labour market as a result of a residual disability resulting from an injury,...
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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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Background and frameworkPurpose of a provisional damages awardWhen the court makes a once and for all lump sum award, it is designed to cover both...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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General principlesAs a general rule, a claimant must give credit for any financial gains they make that they have received as a result of their...
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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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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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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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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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Interest on general damagesEntitlementA claimant is entitled to simple interest at a rate the court deems fit.The rateInterest on general damages is...
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9th Nov
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The tort of misfeasanceMisfeasance in public office is a tort that is rarely invoked in personal injury claims. It is only available against public...
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9th Nov
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Nature of the awardA claimant who is precluded from doing a job they enjoy is entitled to claim loss of congenial employment. This award relates...
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9th Nov
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Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6 April 2015. For offers made prior to this,...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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Timing and procedureA claimant can apply for an interim payment order after the end of the period for filing an acknowledgment of service.See Practice...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 12th Jan
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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 Louise Thomson 12th Jan

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The court’s discretion to strike out a case as an abuse of process under CPR 3.4(2)(b) incorporates a number of different rules, including those that...
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Produced in partnership with Ali Tabari of St Philips Chambers 21st Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note confirms that the relief from sanctions test set out in Denton v White applies when making an application to set aside a default...
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18th Jan
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Claimant is successful—fixed costsWhat is the fixed costs regime?The fixed costs regime is set out in CPR 45. It provides that in certain...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For the current position, see Practice Note: Default judgment—application or...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note has been archived and is not updated.From Tuesday 1 October 2013, CPR 68 is being replaced in its entirety. The rationale for this...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note considers the requirement under CPR 13.3(2) for the defendant to make a prompt application to set aside a default judgment. The...
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18th Jan
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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18th Jan
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This Practice Note is for use when making a reference to the Court of Justice on or before IP completion day (31 December 2020 at 11 pm). A reference...
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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 provides guidance on when to make a request for further information under CPR 18, the timing of the request, what information you...
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18th Jan

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