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Time limits under the Limitation Act 1980—personal injury claimsThe Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.LA 1980 sets out the time limits...
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19th May
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Credit hire—an introductionReplacement vehicles and hire generallyWhere a driver’s vehicle has suffered damage in an accident sufficient for it to...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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Smith v Manchester awardsThe nature of the awardWhere an injured person is disadvantaged in the labour market as a result of a residual disability...
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19th May
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Did the claimant consent to the risk of injury?The essence of a defence of volenti non fit injuria (‘to a willing person, no injury is done’) is that...
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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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Product liability—claims in negligenceThe duty of careThe general principles of negligence apply, namely that the claimant has to establish that the...
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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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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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Damages in clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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Produced in partnership with Renée Wood 19th May
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Psychiatric injury—secondary victimsWhat is a secondary victim?A primary victim is a claimant who was directly involved as a participant in the...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 19th May
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What costs are payable on a matter which is in the MOJ portal but settles for less than £1,000? At the time that the matter was entered in the portal...
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19th May
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Drafting counter schedules of loss in PI and clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Thomson 19th May
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Loss of pension—personal injury claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced...
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19th May

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Appealing the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority review decisionTime limits for the appealIf the victim of crime is still unhappy with the...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Sugarman of GLP Solicitors 31st Jul
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Reviewing the Criminal Injury Compensation Authority decisionReasons for reviewing the decisionIf the victim of crime is dissatisfied with the...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Sugarman of GLP Solicitors 31st Jul
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Can you direct me to any case law or guidance on the withholding of a Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority award for failing to cooperate with the...
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31st Jul
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Can a person who has suffered severe psychological damage as a result of witnessing a violent murder claim compensation as a ‘direct victim’ under the...
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31st Jul
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Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) claims—the application processTime periods for lodging the applicationA claimant has two years from...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Sugarman of GLP Solicitors 31st Jul
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Claims for compensation to the Criminal Injuries Compensation SchemeWhile a victim of crime can bring a civil claim for damages for personal injuries...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Sugarman of GLP Solicitors 31st Jul
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The compensation award in criminal injuries claimsThe tariff system—the injury awardThere is a set tariff of awards for the victim of a criminal...
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Produced in partnership with Neil Sugarman of GLP Solicitors 31st Jul

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