Types of claim

Types of claim guidance:

This Practice Note is intended to give practical tips on dealing with claims on behalf of clients injured in accidents abroad; it is not a definitive guide to the legal...

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The law There are two Conventions to consider governing the liability of air carriers for loss, injury and damage sustained in the course of, or arising out of,...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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Most road traffic cases turn on their particular facts. There are few hard and fast rules. However, a body of case law has evolved over the past century that provides...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) rewrote section 47 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act...

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Post 1 October 2013 On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents occurring from...

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Aside from motor vehicles, there are many other types of users of the highway, including: • motorcyclists • cyclists • emergency vehicles • learner drivers Each user of...

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Types of accidents A personal injury claimant who has been injured in an accident on a highway may claim that the maintenance, or the lack of it, of the highway itself...

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Introduction The purpose of these Practice Notes is to provide a guide to the main issues and challenges facing the practitioner when dealing with a claim arising from a...

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Time limits for the appeal If the victim of crime is still unhappy with the decision made by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA), they have the option of...

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This Practice Note, which should be read in conjunction with An introduction to road accident claims in the EU which identifies more specifically the regulations and...

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In order to recover damages a claimant in a personal injury claim must establish that the defendant caused or made a material contribution to the accident/contraction of...

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Elements of the claim A claimant who has developed disease as a result of exposure to asbestos needs to prove: • a duty of care and/or a statutory duty on the part of the...

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It is essential for those pursuing personal injury claims on behalf of claimants who have contracted disease as a result of exposure to asbestos to have an understanding...

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The duty of care In most cases the establishment of a duty of care will not be problematic. Employers clearly owe a common law duty of care to their employees. That duty...

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