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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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Untraced drivers and the role of the MIB—for accidents occurring on or after 1 March 2017NOTE: For accidents after 1 March 2017 the Motor Insurers'...
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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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Fee remissionsIntroductionCourt and tribunal fees are, for many, prohibitively high. For those in the most straitened circumstances, fee remissions,...
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Produced in partnership with David Willink of Lamb Chambers 19th May
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The court’s power to extend the time limit—section 33 of the Limitation Act 1980The Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The power to...
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19th May
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Drafting schedules of loss in PI and clinical negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the...
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Produced in partnership with Louise Thomson 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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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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[IN THE COUNTY COURT AT [INSERT]ORIN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE][[SPECIFY DIVISION]][[INSERT LOCATION] DISTRICT REGISTRY]Claim No:Between[Insert...
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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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Cosmetic surgery claimsDefinitionGuidance for doctors who offer cosmetic interventions, published by the General Medical Council (GMC) in 2016...
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Produced in partnership with Catriona Stirling of Cloisters 26th Aug
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Interpreting dental notes and expert reportsDental notesA common difficulty for lawyers dealing with dental negligence claims is the nomenclature in...
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Produced in partnership with Mike Hill of Trinity Chambers 26th Aug
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Valuing dental negligence claimsNOTE: On 15 July 2019, at the conclusion of the first review of the discount rate, the Lord Chancellor announced that...
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Produced in partnership with Mike Hill of Trinity Chambers 26th Aug
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Cosmetic breast surgery claimsThis Practice Note builds on the general principles of cosmetic surgery claims and focuses on breast enlargement,...
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Produced in partnership with Catriona Stirling of Cloisters 26th Aug
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Claim on behalf of service personnel against the Ministry of Defence for a non-freezing cold injuryBrexit: The UK's departure from the EU has...
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Produced in partnership with David Robinson of Thompsons solicitors 25th Aug
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Military claimsSTOP PRESS: The Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021 came into force on 30 June 2021. The primary limitation...
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17th Aug
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Sexual abuse claimsLimitation issuesClaims for abuse are often presented many years after the events giving rise to them.It is usual practice in cases...
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17th Aug
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Laser hair removal claimsOriginally produced in partnership with Arti Shah. Updated in partnership with Andrew WilsonLaser hair removal is the process...
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15th Aug
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Personal injury—tattoo claimsThe Oxford English dictionary defines a tattoo as follows: ‘to mark (a part of the body) with an indelible design by...
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Produced in partnership with Jacqueline Swain of St John's Buildings 15th Aug
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Personal Injury—sports injury claimsThe courts, when dealing with claims arising from participation in sport, recognise to a certain extent the...
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15th Aug
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Particulars of claim—adventure activity where a participant was injured in a fallIN THE COUNTY COURT AT [insert]Claim No: [insert claim...
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Produced in partnership with David Green of 12 King's Bench Walk 15th Aug
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Defence alleging volenti non fit injuria in sporting injury claim[In the High Court of JusticeORIn the COUNTY COURT AT [insert]][[Specify...
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15th Aug
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In civil proceedings what is the effect of a claimant who is diagnosed with severe dementia, and confirmed to lack the mental capacity to make her own...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 15th Aug
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Defective Premises Act—landlords' liabilityA landlord's liability to a tenant for the state and condition of premises is generally determined by the...
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10th Aug
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Will a personal injury claim against a beauticians (who are trading as a limited company) be classified as a public liability claim? Would the EL/PL...
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Produced in partnership with Jamie Gamble of No5 Barristers Chambers 31st Jul
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Can out of pocket expenses be claimed under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme?Regular and reserve service personnel (or as the case may be, their...
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31st Jul

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