Types of claim

Types of claim guidance:

Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering accidents abroad. For guidance, see Practice Note:...

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Brexit: Since the UK applies the provisions of the Montreal Convention directly by the Carriage by Air Act 1961 it is difficult to envisage that following the UK’s...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. For guidance, see Practice Notes:...

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Brexit: Since the UK applies the provisions of the Athens Convention directly by the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 it is difficult to envisage that following the UK’s...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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Most road traffic cases turn on their particular facts. There are few hard and fast rules. However, a body of case law has evolved over the past century that provides...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) rewrote section 47 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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Aside from motor vehicles, there are many other types of users of the highway, including: • motorcyclists • cyclists • emergency vehicles • learner drivers Each user of...

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Types of accidents A personal injury claimant who has been injured in an accident on a highway may claim that the maintenance, or the lack of it, of the highway itself...

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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 accident claims in the EU. For...

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Time limits for the appeal If the victim of crime is still unhappy with the decision made by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA), they have the option of...

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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 accident claims in the EU. For...

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In order to recover damages a claimant in a personal injury claim must establish that the defendant caused or made a material contribution to the accident/contraction of...

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Elements of the claim A claimant who has developed disease as a result of exposure to asbestos needs to prove: • a duty of care and/or a statutory duty on the part of the...

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It is essential for those pursuing personal injury claims on behalf of claimants who have contracted disease as a result of exposure to asbestos to have an understanding...

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For detailed guidance on the common law duty of care in relation to asbestos claims see Practice Note: Asbestos—the common law duty of care. Breach of duty—statutory...

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The duty of care In most cases the establishment of a duty of care will not be problematic. Employers clearly owe a common law duty of care to their employees. That duty...

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The actions of children are not judged by the same standard as adults. The relevant principles were set out in Honnor v Lewis: (1) children below a certain age are...

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This Practice Note considers how civil liability is imposed when a person, typically (though not exclusively) an employee, suffers asthma due to exposure to substances...

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This Practice Note considers the rules for determining the applicable law, also known as governing law, as they will apply between the UK’s departure from the EU on 31...

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This Practice Note considers the rules of dealing with the recognition and enforcement of judgments as they will apply between the UK’s departure from the EU on 31...

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This Practice Note considers the rules for determining which court has jurisdiction as they will apply between the UK’s departure from the EU on 31 January 2020 and the...

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This Practice Note considers the rules of service as they will apply between the UK ‘s departure from the EU on 31 January 2020 and the end of the implementation period,...

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