Personal Injury Law: Liability, Compensation, and Procedure

Personal Injury Law: Liability, Compensation, and Procedure

by Peter Barrie Ma

Hardcover(REV)

$185.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199275717
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 05/26/2005
Edition description: REV
Pages: 910
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 6.70(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

1. Overview
2. Legal Words and References
3. Grounds for Liability
4. Causation and Remoteness
5. Proof and Uncertainty
6. Contributory Fault
7. Defences
8. Road Accidents
9. The Motor Insurers' Bureau
10. Health and Safety at Work
11. Accidents at Building Sites
12. Tripping and Slipping Accidents
13. Defective Products
14. The State of Land and Buildings
15. Animals
16. Sports Injuries
17. Deliberately Intended Injuries
18. Criminal Injuries Compensation
19. Liability for Psychiatric Injury
20. Clinical Negligence
21. Injuries Causing Death
22. Inquests
23. Medical Terms
24. Some Common Injuries
25. Occupational Diseases
26. Compensation Payments
27. Injury Damages
28. The Use of Multipliers
29. Loss of Earnings
30. Handicap in the Labour Market
31. Loss of Pension
32. Nursing and Caring
33. Special Needs and Accommodation
34. Other Claims Including Credit Hire
35. State and Other Benefits
36. The Benefit Recoupment System
37. Fatal Accidents Act Claims Assessment
38. Provisional Damages
39. Structured Settlements
40. Investment Advice
41. Interim Payments
42. Interest
43. Relationships with Clients and Funding
44. Before Court Proceedings Begin
45. General Rules of the CPR
46. The Claim Form
47. Statements of Case
48. Schedules and Counter Schedules
49. Case Management and Allocation
50. Striking Out and Summary Judgement
51. Small Claims
52. Fast Track Claims
53. The Multitrack
54. More Than Two Parties
55. Disclosure
56. Evidence of the Facts
57. Experts
58. Applications and Trial
59. Limitation
60. Children and Patients
61. Settlement and Part 36
62. Costs
63. Appeals
64. Reference Information

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