Monthly Archives: February 2015

THIRD EDITION OF APIL GUIDE TO FATAL ACCIDENTS NOW AVAILABLE

The third edition of the APIL Guide to Fatal Accidents is now available (click on the link to see order details). . WHAT THE BLURB SAYS “The APIL Guide to Fatal Accidents, now in its third edition, provides practical advice on how to run a case involving a fatal accident and how to secure maximum awards […]

IMPORTANT JUDGMENT ON LEGAL AID AND INQUESTS: EXCEPTIONAL FUNDING GUIDANCE FOR INQUESTS IS WRONG

Bindmans website has a summary of an important judgment in the case of R(Joanna Letts) -v- Lord Chancellor. The judge found that there were material errors in the Guidance given in relation to funding for representation for inquests. KEY POINTS OF JUDGMENT “For the reasons that I have set out above in my judgment this […]

FUNDING, COSTS AND FATAL ACCIDENT CLAIMS: SOME PARTICULAR POINTS TO WATCH

 Here we look at some particular points relating to the funding of fatal accidents. These matters are considered in more detail in the 3rd edition of Fatal Accident Litigation which will be published shortly by Jordans. Details available here.  THE PORTALS AND  LOW VALUE  PROTOCOL It would be unusual for a claim involving a fatal […]