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Professional Negligence Litigation in Practice

EditorThe City Law School

Paperback | February 13, 2010

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Professional Negligence Litigation in Practice has been specifically written to provide students with a detailed introduction to the complex legal issues surrounding professional negligence disputes. Concentrating on two specific areas of professional negligence; clinical negligence andsolicitors' negligence, this manual examines and provides practical guidance on how such a case might be most effectively prepared and presented. Split into five distinct parts; the first part of the manual covers selected areas of the substantive law as it relates to professional negligence cases, building on students' existing knowledge of the Civil Procedural Rules and examining the pre-action protocols and the role of the case managementconference. Part III reflects the pragmatic approach adopted by the manual, and has been specifically designed to develop students' drafting skills to the advanced level required in professional negligence cases. The final part of the manual focuses on providing students with an introduction to thekey people and bodies whom they will commonly encounter in this area of practice. It also provides consideration of the availability and impact of funding arrangements on professional negligence cases and alternative dispute resolution. This manual will be an invaluable guide for students wishing to practice in civil common law chambers, particularly in the areas of professional negligence or personal injury.
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Title:Professional Negligence Litigation in PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 11.5 × 8.11 × 0.03 inPublished:February 13, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199579210

ISBN - 13:9780199579211

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Table of Contents

Introduction and substantive law1. Introduction2. Clinical negligence3. Solicitors' negligence4. Other professional negligence claimsConduct and management of proceedings5. An overview of procedure6. Early identification of issues7. Court controlDrafting statements of case8. Drafting professional negligence particulars of claim9. Drafting professional negligence defencesEvidence10. Non-expert evidence in clinical negligence cases11. Expert evidence in clinical negligence cases12. Evidence in solicitors' negligence casesThe practical context13. Who's who in professional negligence claims14. Funding professional negligence claims15. Alternative approaches to settling disputes