Personal Injury Law: Liability, Compensation, Procedure

Paperback | May 26, 2006

byPeter Barrie

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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 relevantclaims, 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 detailsThe book also includes:DT All relevant statutory textsDT Relevant parts of the key Health and Safety RegulationsDT Full text of the 2004 JSB GuidelinesDT Extracts from the Ogden TablesDT The CICA scheme and MIB agreementsDT Legal and medical glossariesDT Anatomical illustrationsWhether 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.A companion website dedicated to developments in this area of the law, will keep the book up-to-date. This can be found at the following location: http://www.oup.com/uk/law/practitioner/cws

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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 relevantclaims, practice rules, statutes and materials ...

Peter Barrie is a common law barrister at Guildhall Chambers, Bristol. He was called to the bar in 1976 and had a varied common law practice but now specializes entirely in personal injury claims and clinical negligence.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:910 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.89 inPublished:May 26, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199275717

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a). Legal words and Referencesb). Medical Terms and Medical Drawingsc). Notes on Some Common Injuriesd). Notes on Some Occupational DiseasesPart A: Introduction1. OverviewPart B: Liability2. Grounds for Liability3. Causation and Remoteness4. Proof and Uncertainty5. Contributory Fault6. Defences7. Road Accidents8. The Motor Insurers' Bureau9. Employers' Liability10. Slipping and Tripping11. Defective Products12. The State of Land and Buildings13. Animals14. Sports Injuries15. Deliberately Intended Injuries16. Criminal Injuries Compensation17. Psychiatric Injury18. Clinical Negligence19. Injuries Causing Death20. InquestsPart C: Quantum21. Compensation Payments22. Injury Damages23. Multipliers24. Loss of Earnings and Pension25. Nursing and Caring26. Financial Losses and Expenses27. State and Other Benefits28. The Benefit Recoupment System29. Fatal Accidents Act Claims Assessment30. Provisional Damages31. Structured Settlements32. Investment Advice33. Interim Payments34. InterestPart D: Procedure35. Funding of Claims36. Before Court Proceedings Begin37. The Civil Procedure Rules38. Statements of Case39. Schedules and Counter-schedules40. Case Management41. Disclosure42. Experts43. Applications, Evidence and Trial44. Limitation45. Children and Patients46. Settlement and Part 3647. Costs48. Appeals49. Reference InformationIndex60. Children and Patients61. Settlement and Part 3662. Costs63. Appeals64. Reference Information

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`The book's layout means that everything kept together in each chapter, rather than keeping the non-legal sources separate as its sets out to bring together as many sources as possible.'APIL PI Focus, Volume 15, Issue 3.