Kemp and Kemp: Personal Injury Law, Practice and Procedure

Kemp and Kemp: Personal Injury Law, Practice and Procedure

By: Jeremy Kennedy (editor), Nigel Lewers (editor), Simon Allen (editor), Sally Moore (editor), Timothy Petts (editor), Grahame Aldous (editor), Jason Rowley (editor), Ritchie Ritchie (consultant_editor), William Norris (consultant_editor)Paperback

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YouAEll be the one with the advantage In a personal injury case, there are choices to be made at every stage of the process. ItAEs important to make right decisions to ensure successful outcomes for your clients. Kemp & Kemp: Personal Injury Law, Practice and Procedure provides you with authoritative guidance on every facet of PI practice and procedure. This new looseleaf complements the coverage of quantum given in Kemp & Kemp: The Quantum of Damages. Adopt the best strategies every time The new looseleaf offers advice on the best way to proceed and provides practical guidance on the tactics and strategies to adopt. All kinds of cases are covered, from personal injury claims to fatal accidents, industrial accidents, group actions and clinical negligence. So you can take on even unfamiliar and complex cases with confidence. Stay one step ahead Whether you are representing the injured party or making the defence, there is plenty of guidance. WhatAEs more, youAEll be better able to anticipate the actions the other side is likely to take as the case progresses. Understanding both claimant and defendant viewpoints will help you to negotiate the best result for your client. Play by the Rules Kemp & Kemp: Personal Injury Law, Practice and Procedure helps you to follow both the letter and the spirit of the Civil Procedure Rules, with an emphasis on constructive dispute resolution. It deals with the relevant Rules at each stage, giving you room to manoeuvre without risking penalties from the court. Authoritative guidance on every facet of PI practice and procedure * Explains every aspect of law, practice and procedure relating to a personal injury claim * Focuses on strategies and tactics to ensure you get the best outcome for your client * Offers a balanced perspective between claimant and defendant * Complements the coverage of quantum in Kemp & Kemp: The Quantum of Damages * Sets out procedure in chronological order, showing what to do at each stage and flagging up isues to consider * Offers practical guidance on how to deal with the client at difficult stages such as during negotiation and at court * Tailored to PI practice under the CPR, covering practical issues including case allocation * Focuses on the more complex aspects of the claim and difficult issues such as rehabilitation * Deals with special cases including fatal accidents, industrial diseases, group actions, clinical negligence and MIB * Sets out how to take on a client, from initial instructions and risk assessment to investigation * Goes through different funding options * Explains how to deal with evidence, covering disclosure, medical records, witness statements, experts * Deals with Part 36 offers, mediation, ADR and settlement * Covers costs, including CFA success fees * Explains management of awards, including periodical payment orders, PI trusts and structured settlements * Written by a team of leading experts who bring expertise on every aspect of PI claims

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Contents

Taking on a client. Funding. Limitation. Parties and capacity. Pre-action protocols. Issue and pleadings. Schedules and counterschedules. Provisional damages. Service and extension. Acknowledgement, defence and counterclaim. Third party actions (Part 20). Further information (Part 18). Allocation and case management generally. Fast track case management. Multi-track case management. Default and summary judgment. Dismissal and striking out. Interim payments. Disclosure. Medical records. Witness statements and summonses. Expert evidence. Videos. Part 36 offers. Mediation. Settlements. Trial. Costs awards. Appeals. Enforcement. Trusts, structured settlements and periodical payments. Fatal accidents. Industrial diseases. Clinical negligence. Group actions. CICA applications. MIB claims. Rehabilitation. Ethical issues. Low velocity impact cases.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/11/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780421905108
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 900
  • ID: 9780421905108
  • ISBN10: 0421905107

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