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Personal Injury Newsletter
May 2017
 
 
Discount Rate –
Disaster or Result?

 
Depends on who you are, but justice at
last for claimants – long may it last.
By Bill Braithwaite QC
     
     
  Roberts v Johnstone: Dead or Alive?
 
     
  Are Roberts v Johnstone claims a dead parrot post discount rate changes? By Catherine Howells



 
 
 
     
 
     
  Marking the boundaries of Bolam: Muller v King's College Hospital [2017] EWHC 128 (QB)
 
     
  Gareth Shires considers a recent case in the High Court that reveals the limits of the Bolam test in ‘pure diagnosis’ cases.


 
   
     
     
     
  Discount Rate Seminar
 
     
  We were delighted to welcome 70 delegates to our Discount Rate Seminar in Manchester following the Ministry of Justice’s Announcement in March. The half day event at the Radisson Blu Edwardian featured talks from Bill Braithwaite QC, Catherine Howells, David Knifton, and Richard Cropper, a leader in this field, having appeared in the seminal case of Wells.
 
   
     
 
     
     
Latest PI news
     
     
     
Upcoming seminars
     
   
 
Annual Personal Injury
Seminar 2017

13 September – Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester
 
Court of Protection
Seminar 2017

September/October - Date TBC
 
     
 
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