APIL Personal Injury: Law, Practice and Precedents Service
Designed and written by leading claimant lawyers, is a comprehensive and practical reference work dealing with every aspect of personal injury practice.
Why should you subscribe to APIL Personal Injury: Law, Practice and Precedents
Designed and written by leading claimant lawyers, APIL Personal Injury Law, Practice and Precedents, available in print or online, is a comprehensive and practical reference work dealing with every aspect of personal injury practice. Combining authoritative commentary, expertly drafted precedents and other key materials, it is the ideal resource for all claimant lawyers.
What is included:
Leading practitioners provide detailed and practical analysis on the basis of liability for each of the major types of personal injury actions, together with a thorough examination of the law relating to limitation, damages, funding and costs. The practice and procedure relating to PI claims is dealt with comprehensively and with particular emphasis placed on the needs of claimant lawyers.
- Legislation and Procedure
Over 60 key statutes and statutory instruments as well as extracts from the Civil Procedure Rules.
Expertly drafted precedents including over 70 model letters, 40 pleadings, draft applications, and model schedules of loss are provided.
The full text of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Agreement 2008 and both the Untraced and Uninsured Drivers? Agreements are reproduced, together with the text of the Highway Code.
- Quantum materials
Key materials such as the Ogden Tables and JSB Guidelines are included, as well as key statistics and calculations such as Multipliers for Periodic Loss, Interim Life Tables, Earnings, Interest, Prices, Income Tax and NI, Social Security Benefits, Court of Protection Fees, Motoring Costs, Fostering Costs, Nursing Costs and many more.
- Funding and Costs
Model CFA agreements, Solicitors Regulation Authority materials, model risk assessments, court forms and APIL/PIBA 6.
Sophie Beesley, Barrister, Old Square Chambers; Sana Bibi, Partner, Anthony Gold; Margaret Bickford-Smith QC, Crown Office Chambers; Ben Bradley, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers; Richard Copnall, Barrister, Park Lane Plowden Chambers; Richard Cropper, IFO, Personal Financial Planning; Sarah Crowther, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers; Robert Dickason, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers; John Eames, Barrister; Judge of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber); Christopher Edwards, Barrister, Old Square Chambers; Gordon Exall, Barrister, Zenith Chambers; Dominic Fairclough, Partner, Russell-Cooke; Chris Fry, Managing Partner, Unity Law; Katherine Fudakowski, Barrister, Old Square Chambers; Christopher Gibson QC, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers; Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC, 1 Crown Office Row; Ian Gunn, Director, Personal Financial Planning Limited; Mark Harvey, Partner and Head of Claimant Division, Hugh James; Kirsten Heaven, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers; Christopher Hough, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers; Peter Houghton, Barrister, Crown Office Chambers; Martin Huseyin, Barrister, Garden Court Chambers; Michael Imperato, Watkins & Gunn; Douglas James, Barrister, Crown Office Chambers; Malcolm Johnson, Senior Solicitor, Hudgell Solicitors; Jerard Knott, Head of Medical Negligence & Serious Injury, Curtis Law Solicitors; Harry Lambert, Barrister, Crown Office Chambers; Christopher Limb, Barrister, 18 St John Street Chambers; Isabel McArdle, 1 Crown Office Row; Fran McDonald, Barrister, Old Square Chambers; John McQuater, Head of Personal Injury, Atherton Godfrey; Simon Mallett, Barrister, KBW Chambers, and Consultant, Unity Law; Jan Markland, Partner, Augustines Injury Law; Daniel Neill, Barrister, Guildhall Chambers; Ian Potter, Solicitor, Wrigleys Solicitors; Louise Price, Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers; David Robinson, National Professional Support Lawyer for Personal Injury and Senior Serious Injury Solicitor, Thompsons Solicitors; Ben Rodgers, Barrister, 9 Gough Square; Amy Rollings, Barrister, Nine St John Street Adam Samuel, Barrister, Old Square Chambers; Arti Shah, Associate, Fieldfisher LLP; John Snell, Barrister, Guildhall Chambers; Abigail Stamp, Barrister, Guildhall Chambers; Catriona Stirling, Barrister, Cloisters; Matthew Stockwell, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers; Austin Thornton, Solicitor, Wrigleys Solicitors; Tim Wallis, Mediator and Solicitor, Trust Mediation and Expedite Resolution; Marcus Weatherby, Partner, Pattinson & Brewer; Henry Witcomb, Barrister, 1 Crown Office Row
Table of contents
Issue 48, June 2018Issue 48 contains amendments to Divisions A, D, E, F and H as follows:
Division A (Law and Liability) – Section A1 (General Principles: Providing for Injury Victims) has been updated by editor David Marshall and provides new case law. Sections A5 (Occupiers’ Liability) and A13 (Children) have also been updated.
Division D (Funding) – updated by editor David Marshall. Sections D1 (The Retainer), D3 (Conditional Fee Agreements), D5A (Qualified One–Way Cost Shifting (‘QOCS’)) and D6 (Contingency Fees) have been updated.
Division E (Costs) – updated by editor David Marshall. Sections E2 (File Notes), E5 (Principles of Costs Recovery), E6 (Estimates, Budgets and Caps), E7 (Fixed Recoverable Costs), E8 (Payments on Account of Costs), E9 (Assessments) and E10 (Charging the Client) have been updated. Section E2 looks at the new coding to be used on electronic bills of cost.
Division F (Running the Case) – the following sections have been updated by editor Frances McCarthy: Sections F1 (Procedures), F3 (Urgent Action), F6 (Pre–Action Protocols), F9 (Pre–issue Settlement) and F23 (Fraudulent and Exaggerated Claims). Section F6 contains new text on failure to follow the Protocol and on the new Protocol of May 2018. Section F23 contains guidance from new case law on findings of fundamental dishonesty.
Division H (Statutory Materials) – takes account of recent changes to statutes, statutory instruments and the Civil Procedure Rules.
Explanation of the work
LAW AND LIABILITY
RUNNING THE CASE
QUANTUM FACTS AND FIGURES
FILING RECORD CARD