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Personal injuries abroad: where is the damage sustained and why is it important?

This question is at the heart of the Supreme Court’s decision in Four Seasons International Holdings (FSIH) v Brownlie. The fatal car accident, which gave rise to the claim, happened in Egypt but the claimant was an English resident and had incurred losses and expenses related to the incident on returning to England. 1,193 more words

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“Use of vehicle” to receive further judicial scrutiny in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has granted permission to appeal in R&S Pilling v UK Insurance. The claim stems from a fire, caused by Mr Holden welding has stationary car in order to rectify defects reported in a failed MoT test, which severely damaged the claimant’s building. 406 more words

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Newsletter - APHA - Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section

The latest newsletter from the American Public Health Association – Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section.

Excerpt from: CHPPD memorandum and announcing newsletter:

“Greetings CHPPD Section (Community Health Planning and Policy Development), Newsletter 2017-volume 2 (002)- American Public health Association… 52 more words

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Has the Chancellor revived the whiplash reform programme?

Yesterday’s budget marks just over two years since former Chancellor George Osborne announced, in his 2015 Autumn Statement, significant reforms to damages for whiplash claims and five-fold increase in the small claims limit for road traffic injury cases. 593 more words

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New book (open access): Improving Psychiatric Care for Older People: Barbara Robb’s Campaign 1965-1975, by Claire Hilton

This book tells the story of Barbara Robb and her pressure group, Aid for the Elderly in Government Institutions (AEGIS). In 1965, Barbara visited 73-year-old Amy Gibbs in a dilapidated and overcrowded National Health Service psychiatric hospital back-ward. 115 more words

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Three very different current Bills affecting general insurance are worth following, with each moving at its own pace

The Financial Guidance and Claims Bill is well-advanced in the Lords – it gets a third reading today – and is due to get to the Commons early next year. 543 more words

Policy

Linking public health with spatial planning

The recently published review, ‘Healthy Planning and Regeneration: innovations in community engagement, policy and monitoring’ states that, ‘There is a growing desire to integrate design and planning measures which are known to support health and wellbeing into policies and projects. 966 more words