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Was the damage foreseeable?The concept of foreseeability and remotenessEven if the claimant proves:•that the defendant acted negligently (ie in breach...
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19th May
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Psychiatric injury—primary victimsDefining the primary victimA primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the incident...
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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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Vicarious liability in the course of employment—the close connection testTo identify the circumstances in which a court may find an employer to be...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 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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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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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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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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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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Fixed costs in road traffic accident claimsPre-Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic AccidentsThe protocol applies to...
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19th May

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Package holiday claimsNOTE: This Practice Note refers to Directive (EU) 2015/2302 (Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Directive). The...
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2nd Aug
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Road traffic accidents in the EU—jurisdiction and applicable lawNOTE: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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If a crew member is injured while flying, what jurisdiction should the claim be brought in?It has not been indicated in the above facts the...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Where can I find a Precedent particulars of claim for food poisoning incurred while on a package holiday cruise?We refer you to the following...
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31st Jul
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Accidents arising from air travelThe lawThere are two Conventions to consider governing the liability of air carriers for loss, injury and damage...
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31st Jul
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Brexit implementation period—considerations for PI & Clinical Negligence claims [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not...
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31st Jul
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Accidents at seaOriginally produced in partnership with Sarah Prager of 1 Chancery Lane. Updated in partnership with Andrew Wilson.NOTE: Since the UK...
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31st Jul
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What does IP completion day mean for PI & Clinical Negligence claims?This Practice Note addresses the implications of the UK leaving the EU after the...
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31st Jul
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Claims for food poisoning under the Package Travel RegulationsThis Practice Note will identify the factors that need to be considered when making a...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Allen of Hugh James 31st Jul
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Jurisdiction in foreign accident claimsNOTE: The UK’s departure from the EU and the completion of the Brexit transition or implementation period (IP...
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31st Jul
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Choice of law in foreign accident claimsNOTE: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering applicable law. See...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 31st Jul
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Jurisdiction rules—personal injuryIn international litigation, there may be a dispute between the parties as to where, ie in which jurisdiction, the...
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31st Jul
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Accidents abroad—a practical guideOriginally produced in partnership with Sue Brown. Updated in partnership with Andrew Wilson.NOTE: The UK's...
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31st Jul
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Does the Montreal Convention's two-year limitation period for personal injuries occurring during a flight apply to cabin crew members or does the...
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31st Jul
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Do fixed or standard costs apply to claims brought under the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992?For the purposes of...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Is there anything in the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 which precludes a claimant from bringing a claim because they leave the jurisdiction?There is...
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31st Jul
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What is the limitation period for someone injured in an airliner that took off from Heathrow and landed in Bangkok? The injury sustained was scalding...
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31st Jul
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What step crystallises the date of service when serving out of the jurisdiction using CPR 6.40, eg the law of the foreign defendant?The rules...
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31st Jul
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Brexit implementation period—enforcement [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note considers...
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31st Jul

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