Damages for Personal Injury and Death
A working manual for practitioners assessing damages in personal injury work, this book is fully cross-referenced to Kemp and Kemp on Quantum of Damages and acts as a portable guide to this work. This edition has been reorganized and expanded to reflect the fast-changing nature of this area of law so that all principal topics and important recent developments are covered. Areas updated in this edition include: damages on death; damages for non-pecuniary loss; damages for past pecuniary loss; damages for future pecuniary loss; and the incidence of benefits. Key case law is also covered, such as Digby v Essex County Council and Khan v Armaguard on the disclosing of tele-visual evidence, and Larby v Thurgood on a refusal to stay action unless the plaintiff attends an examination by an employment consultant.
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Accidents Act 1976 actuarial amount apply assessing damages assessment of damages award British Railways Board calculated cause of action cent certificate of recoverable Civil Evidence Act claim compensation payment contributory negligence cost Court of Appeal Court of Protection death deceased deceased's decision deducted dependency discount expectation expert evidence fact Fatal Accidents Act future loss Health Authority hearsay evidence High Court House of Lords income injured person injury or disease interim payment issue judge judgment Kemp & Kemp Law Reform liability Lord Chancellor Lord Diplock Lord Scarman loss of amenities loss of earnings multiplier National Coal Board Northern Ireland paid paragraph party payment into court pecuniary loss pension personal injury plaintiff provisional damages provisions reason recoverable benefits reference Regulations relevant period rules of court Sched Schedule Secretary Social Security special damages specified subsection Supreme Court Amendment trial tribunal witness statement