Tag Archives: Personal injury,

CORONAVIRUS: HOW HAS IT AFFECTED THE LAW? THE KEY CASES SET OUT

Over the past three months lawyers, and the courts, have been dealing with the impact of coronavirus.  This is an appropriate time to set out the key judgments where coronavirus has had an impact on both procedural and substantive law.  Here are summaries of (and links to) the cases where the impact of COVID is […]

ESSENTIAL LOCKDOWN LISTENING FOR PERSONAL INJURY AND CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE LAWYERS: THE KINGS CHAMBERS “DEBRIEF” PODCASTS

Since none (or few) of us are getting out as much as we did this is the right time to remind people of the Kings  Chambers podcast.  The links to all the webcasts are available here and they provide a wealth of information in relation to many of the key issues relating to personal injury […]

MANCHESTER CIVIL JUSTICE CENTRE- CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE AND SERIOUS PERSONAL INJURY PROTOCOL – COVID 19 – URGENT MATTERS

Manchester Civil Justice Centre has issued guidelines for hearing urgent personal injury and clinical negligence matters.  This is set out in detail below. THE GUIDANCE “The following arrangements will be effective from Monday 4 May 2020, to assist the efficient running of matters being dealt with under the Clinical Negligence and Serious Personal Injury (“CNSPI”) […]

THE VIRTUAL JOINT SETTLEMENT MEETING: A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE

Fiona Ashworth describes her experience of a virtual joint settlement meeting. On Monday I conducted my first virtual Joint Settlement Meeting and it was remarkably easy. I discussed arrangements with my solicitor and my opponent in advance. I used Zoom, having signed up to the Pro version. Although I understand that there is a function […]