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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Personal Injury Law: Liability, Compensation, Procedure 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780199275717
ISBN: 0199275718
Previous Edition ISBN: 1841742864
Published: March 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £90.00



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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

Subjects:
Tort Law
Contents:
a) Legal words and References
b) Medical Terms and Medical Drawings
c) Notes on Some Common Injuries
d) Notes on Some Occupational Diseases

Part A: Introduction
1. Overview

Part B: Liability
2. Grounds for Liability
3. Causation and Remoteness
4. Proof and Uncertainty
5. Contributory Fault
6. Defences
7. Road Accidents
8. The Motor Insurers' Bureau
9. Employers' Liability
10. Slipping and Tripping
11. Defective Products
12. The State of Land and Buildings
13. Animals
14. Sports Injuries
15. Deliberately Intended Injuries
16. Criminal Injuries Compensation
17. Psychiatric Injury
18. Clinical Negligence
19. Injuries Causing Death
20. Inquests

Part C: Quantum
21. Compensation Payments
22. Injury Damages
23. Multipliers
24. Loss of Earnings and Pension
25. Nursing and Caring
26. Financial Losses and Expenses
27. State and Other Benefits
28. The Benefit Recoupment System
29. Fatal Accidents Act Claims Assessment
30. Provisional Damages
31. Structured Settlements
32. Investment Advice
33. Interim Payments
34. Interest

Part D: Procedure
35. Funding of Claims
36. Before Court Proceedings Begin
37. The Civil Procedure Rules
38. Statements of Case
39. Schedules and Counter-schedules
40. Case Management
41. Disclosure
42. Experts
43. Applications, Evidence and Trial
44. Limitation
45. Children and Patients
46. Settlement and Part 36
47. Costs
48. Appeals
49. Reference Information
Index
60. Children and Patients
61. Settlement and Part 36
62. Costs
63. Appeals
64. Reference Information