Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases

Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases

by Lady Justice Smith, Judicial Studies Board Staff
     
 

These Guidelines are widely acknowledged as a key source of reference for the judiciary, for personal injuries 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 personal injury damages while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since every case

Overview

These Guidelines are widely acknowledged as a key source of reference for the judiciary, for personal injuries 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 personal injury damages while leaving the discretion of the assessor unfettered, since every case must depend to a degree on its own facts. Now in their seventh edition, they can be relied upon as being fully up to date and in line with all recent awards and practice. This new edition contains new sections on chronic pain and minor hand injuries; a revised section on Asbestos related Disease; and substantially re-written sections on Vibration White Finger and Hand-Arm Vibration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199276622
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
78
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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Meet the Author

The book is edited by a working party of the Judicial Studies Board, under the chairmanship of Mr Justice Bell. The members of the working party are all lawyers and personal injury specialists—Martin Bruffell, solicitor; John Cherry QC; Michael Tillett QC; and Alan Hughes, solicitor.

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