The following PI & Clinical Negligence precedent produced in partnership with Thomas Evans of Henderson Chambers provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
[ON THE HEADED NOTEPAPER OF CLAIMANT’S SOLICITORS]
FAO [RELEVANT NAME]
[NAME OF DEFENDANT OR DEFENDANT’S SOLICITOR, IF KNOWN]
[ADDRESS LINE 1]
[ADDRESS LINE 2]
Dear [insert organisation name]
[PROSPECTIVE CLAIMANT’S NAME] AND [PROSPECTIVE DEFENDANT’S NAME]
LETTER OF CLAIM
We write further to our letter dated [insert date of prior correspondence sent, if any].
[As you know, we OR We] are instructed by [insert client’s full name], whose address is [insert full address]. This is our client’s letter of claim sent in accordance with the Pre-Action Protocol for Personal Injury Claims (the ‘Protocol’) set out in the Civil Procedure Rules, a copy of which is enclosed for your ease of reference. We draw your attention to the final section of this letter, which sets out the deadline by which your response is required, and the consequences of failing to respond properly within that time.
We enclose a copy of this letter of claim which we would ask that you please pass to your client’s insurers as soon as possible and, in any event, within seven days of your receipt of this letter, as required by paragraph 5.1 of the Protocol. Kindly inform us of your client’s insurer’s identity as part of your response.
Overview and basis of claim
As detailed below, on [insert date]
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