APIL Personal Injury


Issue 47 (March 2018) includes:

Division A (Law and Liability) — Section A1 (General Principles: Providing for Injury Victims) has been updated by editor David Marshall and provides a useful introduction to the work. Section A2 (Road Traffic Accidents and the MIB) has been updated by new contributor Ben Rodgers and brings the text up to date with the provisions of the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016. Section A6 (Personal Injuries on the Highway) looks at new case-law such as Crawley v Barnsley MBC [2017] EWCA Civ 36.

Division C (Damages) — Sections C2 (General Damages) has been brought fully up to date by new contributor Fran McDonald.

Division D (Funding) — updated by editor David Marshall. The core Section D3 (Conditional Fee Agreements) has been significantly reorganised. New case-law such as Percy v Anderson-Young [2017] EWHC 2712 (QB), Kai Surrey v Barnet & Chase Farm Hospitals NHS Trust [2016] EWHC 1598 (QB) and Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Trust v McMenemy [2017] EWCA Civ 1941 has been added.

Division E (Costs) — updated by editor David Marshall. New case-law includes Freeborn & Goldie v Daniel Marcal [2017] EWHC 3046 (TCC), Ashgar v Bhatti [2017] EWHC 1702 (QB), JC & A Solicitors v Iqbal and Others [2017] EWCA Civ 355 and GSD Law Ltd v Craig Wardman of St Gobain Building Distribution and Others [2017] EWCA Civ 2144.

Division F (Running the Case) — Section F17 (Multi-track) has been updated by David Robinson.

Division H (Statutory Materials) — takes account of recent changes to statutes, statutory instruments and the Civil Procedure Rules.


 David Marshall Author
 Frances McCarthy Author