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Periodical payment orders in catastrophic injury claims

United Kingdom - July 24 2013 Periodical payment orders (PPOs) have been available as a litigation tool for over 20 years for high value personal injury (PI) claims. When they…

Mark Burton, Peter Crossland, Christopher Malla, Janet Sayers

Claimant’s injuries: importance of documentary evidence

United Kingdom - March 20 2013 Goodman v Faber Prest Steel [05.03.13] Court of Appeal orders re-hearing where Judge accepted Claimant's account of symptoms following accident and…

Desai v North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 18.04.11

United Kingdom - May 27 2011 Following a claim involving a patient assault on a member of staff, where Kennedys (instructed by the NHS Litigation Authority) successfully defended allegations made against the Defendant Trust, we consider the background to the case and the tactics used to challenge allegations of negligence and breach of statutory duty.

Caroline Speight

Baker v Quantum Clothing Group and others

United Kingdom - June 12 2009 Mrs Baker’s claim was one of seven claims which were dismissed by the High Court in Nottingham in 2007.

Insolvent defendants

United Kingdom - January 30 2010 Amendments to the Third Party (Rights against Insurers) Act 1930 are long overdue, so the reforming Bill currently being fast-tracked through Parliament, the Third Party (Rights against Insurers) Bill, should be welcomed by the insurance industry.