Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases / Edition 8

Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases / Edition 8

by Judicial Studies Board
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199207577

ISBN-13: 9780199207572

Pub. Date: 11/28/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


These Guidelines are widely acknowledged as a key source of reference for the judiciary, for personal injury law practitioners, and for professionals in related areas such as insurance.They are designed to provide a clear and logical framework for the assessment of damages in personal injury cases, while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since…  See more details below

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These Guidelines are widely acknowledged as a key source of reference for the judiciary, for personal injury law practitioners, and for professionals in related areas such as insurance.They are designed to provide a clear and logical framework for the assessment of damages in personal injury cases, while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since every case must depend to a degree on its own facts. Now in their eighth edition, they can be relied upon as being fully up to date and in line with all recent awards and practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199207572
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Foreword to the First Edition
Introduction1
1Injuries involving Paralysis3
2Head Injuries5
ABrain damage5
BMinor head injury8
CEpilepsy8
3Psychiatric Damage10
APsychiatric damage generally10
BPost-traumatic stress disorder12
4Injuries affecting the Senses14
AInjuries affecting sight14
BDeafness15
CImpairment of taste and smell17
5Injuries to Internal Organs18
AChest injuries18
BLung disease19
CAsbestos-related disease21
DAsthma22
EReproductive system: Male23
FReproductive system: female24
GDigestive system24
HKidney26
IBowels26
JBladder26
KSpleen27
LHernia28
6Orthopaedic Injuries29
ANeck injuries29
BBack injuries31
CShoulder injuries33
DInjuries to the pelvis and hips34
EAmputation of arms35
FOther arm injuries36
GInjuries to the elbow37
HWrist injuries38
IHand injuries38
JVibration white finger42
KWork-related upper limb disorders44
LLeg injuries45
MKnee injuries48
NAnkle injuries49
OAchilles tendon50
PFoot injuries51
QToe injuries53
7Facial Injuries55
ASkeletal injuries55
BFacial disfigurement58
8Scarring to Other Parts of the Body60
9Damage to Hair62
10Dermatitis63
Index65

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