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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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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 9th Nov
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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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The concept of foreseeability and remotenessEven if the claimant proves:•that the defendant acted negligently (ie in breach of duty), and•that the...
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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 9th Nov
Practice notes
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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This case tracker considers case law in relation to qualified one-way costs shifting (QOCS) in order to provide some guidance on how the courts are...
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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 9th Nov
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Expert witnesses are instructed in personal injury claims to provide an opinion on medical and non-medical technical issues within their field of...
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Produced in partnership with Ian Huckstepp of IRH Solicitors 9th Nov
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DefinitionsFraudDefined in Derry v Peek as where it is shown that:'a false representation has been made (1) knowingly, or (2) without belief in its...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 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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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 9th Nov
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The Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The power to disapply the primary limitation periodWhen dealing with personal injury claims that...
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9th Nov
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The claim and basis for itThis type of claim is made on behalf of a living claimant whose life expectancy has been reduced as a result of the...
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9th Nov

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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...
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27th Nov
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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering package holiday claims. For...
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27th Nov
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References in this Practice Note to exit day, the term used in the relevant regulations and Making documents, should be read as IP completion day.This...
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26th Nov
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This Practice Note will identify the factors that need to be considered when making a claim for damages for loss caused as a result of food poisoning...
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Produced in partnership with Katherine Allen of Hugh James 26th Nov
Q&As
The rules regarding service of proceedings out of the jurisdiction are set out in CPR 6.30–CPR 6.47, and include rules about when the permission of...
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26th Nov
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This Practice Note provides information and guidance on the implementation period and its effect on EU law and UK legislation derived from EU law. It...
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26th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under review to consider the impact of the UK...
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26th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for transitional arrangements on applicable...
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26th Nov
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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under review to consider the impact of the UK and the EU entering into the Withdrawal Agreement. The Withdrawal...
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26th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note has been produced in partnership with Guy Pendell, Liz...
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26th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note considers the impact that Brexit will have on the service of...
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26th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. The UK and EU’s specific proposals for dealing with the enforcement of judgments...
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26th Nov
Precedents
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering accidents abroad. For guidance,...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Prager of 1 Chancery Lane Chambers 25th Nov
Precedents
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering accidents abroad. For guidance,...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Prager of 1 Chancery Lane Chambers 25th Nov
Precedents
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering package holiday claims. For...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 25th Nov
Precedents
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day, ie 31 January 2020, has implications for practitioners considering accidents abroad. For guidance,...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Prager of 1 Chancery Lane Chambers 25th Nov
Practice notes
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners considering:•which applicable law to...
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Produced in partnership with Thomas Ogden of 4 New Square and Anneliese Day QC of Fountain Court Chambers 24th Nov
Practice notes
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under review to consider the impact of the UK...
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19th Nov
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is under review to consider the impact of the UK...
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18th Nov
Practice notes
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...
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18th Nov

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