Personal Injury Law: Liability, Compensation, Procedure 2nd ed
Published: March 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
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Previously: Compensation for Personal Injuries
Now in its second edition, Personal Injury Law: Liability, Compensation and Procedure (previously known as Compensation for Personal Injuries in the 1st edition) is a uniquely convenient and reliable reference work, providing clear summaries of the law, and easy access to the key relevant claims, practice rules, statutes and materials across the whole range of modern personal injury practice.
This edition has been fully updated and covers a number of new cases along with more practical advice. Each of the 64 chapters begins with a concise account of the main points of law followed by the relevant source material, annotated with case references and finer details
The book also includes:-
- All relevant statutory texts
- Relevant parts of the key Health and Safety Regulations
- Full text of the 2004 JSB Guidelines
- Extracts from the Ogden Tables
- The CICA scheme and MIB agreements
- Legal and medical glossaries
- Anatomical illustrations
Whether concerned mainly with claimants or defendants, users of this book can rely on it as a sure guide in the complex area of personal injury law and practice.
New to this edition:-
- Expanded discussion of contributory negligence
- Includes a table of time speed and distance for the analysis of road accidents
- Includes the new MIB Untraced Drivers's Agreement
- Full text of the Code of Best Practice on Rehabilitation
- New protocol for disease claims
- More detailed discussion on the treatment of care claims and the conflict of interest that arises
- New section on the effects of bankruptcy
- Updated and more accessible page layout