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Journal of Personal Injury Law

Journal of Personal Injury Law
Practice Area: Personal Injury Law
ISSN: 1472-9490
Published by: Sweet & Maxwell
General Editor: Jeremy Ford
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Format: Journal
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The Journal of Personal Injury Law helps you keep abreast of recent developments in personal injury, covering cases, statutes and regulations, with their implications for practitioners
  • Gives expert guidance on personal injury law with articles written by both claimants and defendants
  • Examines topics of interest, such as periodical payments, in detail
  • Offers articles on clinical negligence
  • Gives practical guidance on the right procedures to follow
  • Provides analysis and summaries of PI cases
  • Puts forward case commentaries written by leading PI specialists

Published in association with The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (www.apil.org.uk).

Over the following year JPIL will contain articles on the following:
  • An analysis of the legal implications of Brexit.
  • The Legal Implications of Brexit on Health and Safety law
  • A Duty of Care in Sport – What it Actually Means
  • Contempt, Committal and Qader:  The battle for costs in low value personal injury cases 
  • Committal Proceedings
  • The Future of Part 36
  • Judicial Review:  An Unlikely Remedy for the Defaulting Indemnity Insurer
  • Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury:  The Long Term Perspective
  • Party bias in the Court of Appeal in Personal Injury cases
  • Mobile telephones and transport litigation
  • Consent, remoteness and the prolonged death of the Chester exception
  • ADR and arbitration, the alternative to civil litigation for the personal injury and clinical negligence claims
  • Supporting injured individuals back into work
  • Somatoform disorders and chronic pain – a practitioner's guide
  • Duties of care between actors in supply chains

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    Untitled Document The Journal provides:
    • Information on the key cases decided in the last quarter.
    • Information on the key statutes published in the last quarter.
    • Information on the key regulations and other developments in the last quarter.
    • Analysis of developments by experienced practitioners.
    • Practical guidance on procedure.

    The Journal is published quarterly. Each issue includes "Articles" written by barristers, solicitors and academics many of whom are leaders in their fields (and appeared in the relevant cases) as well as contributions from up and coming personal injury lawyers.

    Each issue contains "Case and Comment" a concise summary of the most important cases with expert analysis and editorial comment on the meaning and effect of the case set against the background of the present law.

    The Journal has an estimated readership of thousands of solicitors, barristers, experts and academics who practice in, or are connected with, personal injury law.

    Articles from Journal of Personal Injury Law are summarised in services such as Lawtel, Butterworth's PI Online, Legal Information Resources and the APIL Newsletter.

    The Editor welcomes articles on any personal injury topic of current interest (we cannot of course guarantee that they will be published).


    • Please submit the article in a Word document via e-mail
    • Make it as Iong or short as you like but the average length is around 10-20 pages of A4 in 1.5 line spacing
    • Write a summary in italics at the start, one or two paragraphs in length, summarising the key issues covered and conclusions so that readers can tell at a glance what the article is about
    • Provide your full name/s and work address and contact telephone numbers if you wish these to be printed at the top of the article
    • Only submit original work which has not been published elsewhere
    • Do not libel anyone in the article!
    • Contributors must supply their full contact details for further correspondence and are responsible for complying with the house style guide before making a submission.

    Please submit articles to:
    Jeremy Ford
    Editor of the Journal of Personal Injury Law
    Deka Chambers
    5 Norwich Street
    EC4A 1DR
    Email: JFord@dekachambers.com


    General Editor
    Jeremy Ford, Deka Chambers

    Case and Comment Editor
    Brett Dixon, Brett Dixon Training Ltd.
    John McQuater, Switalskis Solicitors Ltd

    Editorial Board
    Masood Ahmed, University of Leicester
    Ian Christian, Irwin Mitchell
    Ronnie Conway, Conway Accident Law Practice Ltd
    Caron Heyes, Fieldfisher
    Mark Harvey, Hugh James
    Dr Julian Fulbrook, LSE
    Richard Geraghty, Irwin Mitchell
    Prof. Rachael Mulheron KC (Hon), Queen Mary University of London
    Nathan Tavares KC, Outer Temple Chambers


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    Before each renewal period we will send you an annual subscription statement to enable you to review your subscriptions. You must tell us about any changes within 30 days of the subscription statement date after which you will be invoiced and your subscription(s) will continue for a further year.

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    The Journal of Personal Injury Law is included in the following indexing and abstracting services:

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    Editorial Correspondence:
    Jeremy Ford
    Editor of the Journal of Personal Injury Law
    Deka Chambers
    5 Norwich Street
    EC4A 1DR
    Email: JFord@dekachambers.com


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