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Guidelines For The Assessment Of General Damages In Personal Injury Cases

Author : Justice Mackay
ISBN : 0199207577
Genre : Law
File Size : 40.65 MB
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The first edition of this title was regarded as a landmark publication in personal injury practice. Each succeeding edition has built on this reputation and the book has now firmly established itself as essential reading for all those involved in the area of personal injury. The Guidelines are designed to provide a clear and logical framework for the assessment of general damages while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since every case must depend to a degree on its own facts. They provide an invaluable guide to all those involved in personal injurylitigation: solicitors, barristers, insurance companies, trade unions, and medical defence organizations. As with previous editions, all judges involved in hearing personal injury cases will automatically receive a copy of the book. This eighth edition has been fully updated to take account of inflation and decisions made in the two years since the previous edition. The figures will be increased to take into account the RPI increases since the last edition and further altered to reflect decisions of the higher courts onquantum, including the current position on pleural plaques.
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Guidelines For The Assessment Of General Damages In Personal Injury Cases

Author : Judicial College
ISBN : 9780191641848
Genre : Law
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This is the standard reference work for general damages in personal injury claims, and essential reading for all those involved in the area of personal injury. The Guidelines are designed to provide a clear and logical framework for the assessment of general damages while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since every case must depend to a degree on its own facts. They provide an invaluable guide to all those involved in personal injury litigation. As with previous editions, all judges involved in hearing personal injury cases will automatically receive a copy of the book. This eleventh edition has been fully updated to take account of inflation and decisions made in the two years since the previous edition and includes a foreword written by The Right Honourable Dame Janet Smith DBE.
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Guidelines For The Assessment Of General Damages In Personal Injury Cases

Author : Judicial Studies Board,
ISBN : 019959533X
Genre : Law
File Size : 67.76 MB
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These Guidelines are acknowledged as a key source of reference for the judiciary, for personal injury law practitioners, and for professionals in related areas such as insurance. Now in their tenth edition, they can be relied upon as being fully up-to-date and in line with all recent awards and practice.
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Personal Injury And Wrongful Death Damages Calculations

Author : John O. Ward
ISBN : 9781848553026
Genre : Law
File Size : 55.37 MB
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Focuses on litigation damages, economic and non-economic, including punitive damages; their definitions, calculations, and assignments in the US and EU. This book examines areas of convergence and divergence in the academic and practical treatment of damages issues in the US and EU.
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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder And The Law

Author : Trevor Hicks
ISBN : 158112208X
Genre : Law
File Size : 85.98 MB
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'Nervous shock' cases form an area of law, which illustrates well the operation of judicial policy. It is possible from such cases to trace the changing attitudes of lawyers, doctors and of society in general to psychiatric injury over the last century. These cases also highlight the changing judicial attitudes to the scope of duty of care and to the whole issue of policy decisions. The recognition of nervous shock similarly illustrates the development of medical knowledge in relation to psychiatric injury. The recognition of Post traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) has been a relatively new and controversial phenomenon and this disorder has now been incorporated into the various classifications of mental disorder as a recognisable psychiatric illness. This book examines the development of the law and medical knowledge in relation to cases of nervous shock and in particular to PTSD. The expansion and subsequent contraction of liability is shown to be dynamic in nature, as both legal and medical knowledge have increased. The intention of this book is to provide a concise review of the law comparing it to current medical knowledge in relation to PTSD. The book is intended to be of use to professionals involved in psychiatric injury cases who require an up to date understanding of PTSD.
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Guidelines For The Assessment Of General Damages In Personal Injury Cases In Northern Ireland

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ISBN : 0853896704
Genre : Compensation (Law)
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The first edition of the Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases was published for the Judicial Studies Board for England and Wales in 1992. The Judicial Studies Board for Northern Ireland felt that it would be helpful to practitioners and others concerned with the assessment of damages if a Northern Ireland edition were produced.
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Guidelines For The Assessment Of General Damages In Personal Injury Cases

Author : Judicial Studies Board
ISBN : 0199257957
Genre : Law
File Size : 66.43 MB
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The first edition of this title was regarded as a landmark publication in personal injury practice. Each succeeding edition has built on this reputation and the book has now firmly established itself as essential reading for all those involved in the area of personal injury. The Guidelines are designed to provide a clear and logical framework for the assessment of damages while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since every case must depend to a degree on its own facts. They provide an invaluable guide to all those involved in personal injury litigation: solicitors, barristers, insurance companies, trade unions, and the medical defence organizations. As with previous editions, all judges involved in hearing personal injury cases will automatically receive a copy of the book. This sixth edition has been fully updated to take account of inflation and decisions made in the two and a half years since the previous edition. The coverage and structure have also been comprehensively reviewed to ensure that they remain as accurate and helpful as possible. Significant enhancements for this edition include: - revision and enlargement of the section on internal organs, particularly in relation to awards for respiratory disability and injury to the digestive system; - a new section on dermatitis; - new comments on sexual abuse and physical abuse in breach of trust, in the section on psychiatric damage; - additional guidance in respect of the lower awards of damages in certain categories of injury.
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Compensating Asbestos Victims

Author : Andrea Boggio
ISBN : 9781317162940
Genre : Law
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This book traces the emergence and transformations of asbestos compensation to explore the wider issue of to what extent legal systems have converged in the era of globalization. Examining the mechanism by which asbestos compensation is delivered in Belgium, England, Italy and the United States, as well as the cultural forces and actors which contribute to its emergence and transformations, the book advances our understanding of how law operates within cultural norms, routines, and institutional relations of capitalist societies. With material gathered from 50 interviews and from primary and secondary sources, the author considers law as a cultural phenomenon, national styles of legal culture and the convergence and divergence of legal cultures, and law as a form of institutionalized power.
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The Law Of Damages

Author : A. M. Tettenborn
ISBN : 1405751096
Genre : Damages
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This second edition is an essential text on the Law of Damages, providing a comprehensive and authoritative account of the legal principles to be applied in assessing damages. It examines the current law and also highlights areas for possible future development. The text covers all the key areas and general principles of damages making it an essential text for both practitioners and academics.Written by leading academics and QCs, this essential text on the Law of Damages provides a comprehensive and authoritative account of the legal principles to be applied in assessing damages. It examines the current law and highlights areas for possible future development. Commentary has been extensively updated to include:* Two new chapters: Contracts for the Benefit of Third Parties and Penalties and Liquidated Damages* A detailed and incisive consideration of the post-April 2005 periodic payment regime and particular consideration of the decision of the Court of Appeal in Thompstone v. Tameside* A Practitioner's insight into the complexity of the deduction of state benefits in high value claims with particular reference to the decision in Crofton v. National Health Service Litigation Authority* A helpful guide for practitioners to the assessment of general damages utilising the JSB Guidelines, Eighth edition* A comprehensive review of all the up-to-date authorities on assessment of damages, both special and future loss, in personal injury claimsThe book is part of the Common Law menu which is supported by annual updates.
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