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Vol 23 No 2 Feb/March 2018

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Personal Injury Handbook

ISBN13: 9781853289422
ISBN: 1853289426
Published: April 2005
Publisher: Law Society Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback & CD-ROM
Price: £72.00

Despatched in 7 to 9 days.

This book provides a concise and straightforward guide to liability, quantum and tactics for claimant and defendant practitioners alike. Trainees will find clear answers to everyday problems, and practical ways to keep problems from arising. Experienced practitioners will welcome the emphasis on post-CPR case law and treatment of awkward points such as the crossover with employment law. Internet users will appreciate the neutral citations which give access to the full text of a range of cases.

An invaluable first point of reference on standard issues it also covers: care and equipment claims; chronic pain syndrome; the standard of care for children; manual handling accidents; covert video surveillance; expert and other evidence; the handling of Small Claims; and symptoms of common injuries.

The busy practitioner will appreciate the time-saving precedents, specimen letters and questionnaires all appended in Word on a CD-ROM.

Personal Injury Law
1. First instructions - claimant lawyer
2. First instructions - defendant lawyer
3. Negotiating under the protocols
4. Liability
5. The main injury scenarios
6. Accidents at work
7. Uninsured and untraced defendants
8. Criminal injuries
9. Compensation - the background
10. Interest on compensation
11. Pain and suffering
12. Loss of amenity
13. Loss of earnings and pension
14. Other losses
15. Fatal incidents - an outline
16. Settlement offers
17. Issuing proceedings - an outline
18. Outline of limitation
19. Outline of legal costs
20. Evidence in personal injury claims
21. Small claims
22. Personal injury law on the internet
Appendix 1 - Precedents
Appendix 2 - Questionnaires.