3rd Edition of the APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injuries written by Stuart McKechnie QC, Jeremy Ford and Simon Brindle now available for pre-order

2 Dec, 2019

Stuart McKechnie QC (General Editor), Jeremy Ford and Simon Brindle are pleased to announce that the 3rd edition of the APIL Guide to Catastrophic Injuries will be published on 16th December.

The book has been thoroughly updated and extended since the previous edition in 2013, with contributions from many of the leading experts in the field and new chapters on the Court of Protection, pain management, life expectancy, statutory funding and assistive technology. The legal chapters include relevant case law, developments with the discount rate, an update on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, guidance on accommodation claims and the potential impact of Brexit.

In her foreward to the book Mrs. Justice Lambert concludes:

“With this book, the reader has access to a real trove of information and practical guidance from highly respected experts in the field. It is readable, insightful and comprehensive. It is essential reading for all legal practitioners in the field of catastrophic injury: counsel, solicitors and legal executives.

Those instructed as expert witnesses will also gain much from the wider understanding of their role and the sense of how their evidence fits within the litigation process more generally which this book offers.This book should be on the shelf of all those involved in catastrophic personal injury litigation”

It is available to pre-order at:



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