A Practical Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution in Personal Injury Claims: Getting the Most Out of ADR Post-Jackson

A Practical Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution in Personal Injury Claims: Getting the Most Out of ADR Post-Jackson

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Overview

A Practical Guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution in Personal Injury Claims: Getting the Most Out of ADR Post-Jackson by Peter Causton, Nichola Evans, James Arrowsmith

Following the Court Reforms and Briggs LJ's Review, ADR is likely to be increasingly used in personal injury claims.

This book explores the various ADR options available and provides practical guidance to assist practitioners to use ADR to maximum effect in their cases today, and to prepare their practices for increased emphasis on ADR as the preferred means of dispute resolution in the future.




ABOUT THE AUTHORS


Peter Causton is a dispute resolution specialist solicitor and Civil and Commercial mediator and has set up ProMediate (UK) Limited which is a certified ADR body pursuant to the ADR Regulations 2015 and is a board member of the Civil Mediation Council. Peter is Chief Assessor of the Law Society's Civil and Commercial Mediation Accreditation Scheme.



Nichola Evans has an insurance litigation background and also deals with high value public sector and commercial disputes. She has an interest in alternative dispute resolution and civil litigation procedures and is a member of the CIARB.



James Arrowsmith is a partner in Browne Jacobson's Commercial Insurance department and specialises in personal injury and liability insurance insurance litigation. ADR is a core part of his work and that of his team. His interest in this area has resulted in membership of the FOIL ADR group and a place as FOIL representative on the rules committee of an arbitration provider.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781911035091
Publisher: Law Brief Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 12/31/2016
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is ADR?

2. How the Courts Encourage ADR

3. The Development of ADR as Part of the Court System

4. The Pre-Action Protocols

5. The Portal

6. Stage 3 Hearings

7. Part 36 and Settlement Offers

8. Mediation

9. Joint Settlement Meetings

10. Arbitration and Adjudication

11. Court Powers to Order ADR, Reasons to Refuse ADR and Penalties

12. Under-Settlement Risk

13. Re-Opening Settlements

14. The Future: ODR - Oh Brave New Litigation World That Has Such ADR People in It!

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