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APIL Guide To Catastrophic Injury Claims (3rd Edition)

The APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injury Claims has now been updated and the second edition remains essential reading for all clinical negligence practitioners and personal injury lawyers dealing with serious injury claims.

The management of catastrophic injury claims is complex. They involve detailed and ongoing care and rehabilitation regimes; sophisticated case management; technical procedural matters; the Court of Protection; significant use of expert evidence; as well as complicated settlement and financial structures including periodical payment orders.

Involving numerous experts of different disciplines, these claims require the practitioner to 'marshall' and manage the team, whilst providing particular client care and support. The APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injury Claims provides a guide to best practice in the complex area of catastrophic injury litigation. The text provides guidance on case management, practical help in dealing with and addressing issues of expert evidence, an in-depth discussion of damages and an analysis of relevant primary source material.

This edition takes account of:

  • First Stages
  • Rehabilitation
  • Capacity and the Court of Protection
  • Costs Management and Funding
  • Interim Payments
  • Documentary and Witness Evidence
  • Expert Evidence
  • Care and Case Manager Expertise
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Birth Brain Injury
  • Adult Neuro-radiology
  • Neuro-radiology
  • Neuro-rehabilitation
  • Psychiatric Injury
  • Spinal Court Injuries
  • Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Traumatic Amputees
  • Quantum: Schedules, PSLA, Special Damages, Heads of Loss and Provisional Damages
  • Future Loss: Lump Sum Awards, Multiplicands and Multiplier
  • Periodical Payment Orders
  • Statutory Benefits (Including Recoupment) and Services
  • Fraud and Malingering
  • Settlement and ADR

Written by Grahame Aldous QC, Stuart McKechnie and Jeremy Ford.

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