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Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service: Head Injury

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ISBN13: 9780406975867
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service: PI Series consists of a series of handbooks, available either as a set or separately, which provide practice guidance on specific areas of PI litigation. Providing detailed guidance on very difficult areas of practice, the books take a transactional based approach tracking the logical progression of claims. Available at a discounted rate for subscribers of the Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service Set.

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1) Dealing with head injured clients a) Initial approach and interview technique b) Helpful organisations-Headway, CBIT c) Case plan2) Court of Protection a) Test in Masterman -Lister v Jewel and Home County Dairies b) CFA/CICA- approval by COP c) Receivers-lay/professional3) Rehab protocol 4) Quantum a) General damages b) Care c) Case management e) Aids and appliances d) Technology e) LOE f) COP g) Transport5)Setting up a regime a) Interim payment b) Case man c) Care-employed /Agency d) Aids e) Housing f) Medical treatment6)Preparing for trial/trial a) Joint conferences b) Witness stats c) Day in the Life Video d) COP approval7) Medical issues a) Manner of brain damage and tests for physical damage, resulting disability, pattern of recovery, long term deterioration, epilepsy. b) Life expectancy c) Assessment of severity of head injuries, Glasgow coma scale, pre and post traumatic amnesia d) Psychological testing - tests available, nature, sensitivity and reliability of the tests, relating tests to injuries detected8) Structured Settlements/Investment a) With profits b) RPI c) COP broker e) Pte trusts f) SNT- non-patients9) Problem areas a) MIB b) CICA c) S21 NAA 1948 -Crookdake v Drury/ Sowden v lodge d) Life expectancy -Dr Strauss10) Conclusion