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Categories:
Civil Procedure
CPD Points:
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to explain what kinds of claim are governed by the Protocols, what the Protocols for Personal Injury and Professional Negligence claims require of claimants and defendants, what the consequences can be for parties’ failure to comply with the Protocols, and the current calls for reform.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what kinds of claim are governed by the Protocols;
  • Understand what the Protocols for Personal Injury and Professional Negligence claims require of claimants and defendants;
  • Know what the consequences can be for parties’ failure to comply with the Protocols;
  • Understand the status of the Civil Procedure Rules and calls for their reform.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Civil Procedure Rules;
  • Phoenix Finance v Federation International L' Automobile [2002] EWHC 1028 (Ch);
  • Cowl v Plymouth City Council [2001] EWCA Civ 1935;
  • Carlson v Townsend [2001] EWCA Civ 511;
  • Sage v Feiven [2002] 7 C.L.Y. 430 (APIL Newsletter, Vol.12, Issue 1, Page 28;
  • Charles Church Developments Ltd v Stent Foundations Ltd [2007] CILL 2477;
  • Straker v Tudor Rose [2007] EWCA Civ 368.

This podcast gives a comprehensive overview of the purpose and the provisions of the pre-action protocols. Working through the Protocols for Professional Negligence and Personal Injury, it explains what claims are covered, what procedures are involved and what the consequences can be for failing to comply.

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