Personal injury—other claims

Personal injury—other claims guidance:

Produced in partnership with David Robinson of Thompsons solicitors STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6...

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This Practice Note builds on the general principles of cosmetic surgery claims and focuses on breast enlargement, reduction or augmentation claims. As with other types of...

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Definition Guidance for doctors who offer cosmetic interventions, published by the General Medical Council (GMC) in 2016 describes cosmetic interventions as: ‘...any...

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A landlord's liability to a tenant for the state and condition of premises is generally determined by the terms of the tenancy. However, under Defective Premises Act 1972...

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STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6 April 2020. The changes address the issue of cases where a witness...

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Dental notes A common difficulty for lawyers dealing with dental negligence claims is the nomenclature in the notes. The format of notes has changed over the years and...

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Originally produced in partnership with Arti Shah. Updated in partnership with Andrew Wilson Laser hair removal is the process of removing unwanted hair via pulsed light...

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Background It is helpful to put the law relating to military claims into historical context. Until 1987, section 10 of the Crown Proceedings Act 1947 (CPA 1947) prevented...

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Produced in partnership with David Green of 12 King's Bench Walk STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6...

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The courts, when dealing with claims arising from participation in sport, recognise to a certain extent the acceptance by participants of some degree of risk, especially...

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The Oxford English dictionary defines a tattoo as follows: ‘to mark (a part of the body) with an indelible design by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin.’ Tiny...

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Claims against local authorities In some cases, the question arises whether a local authority has a duty of care to a child such as where a child has been under a care...

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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 August 2019. General...

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