You have no items in your shopping cart.

Coming Soon Litigating Psychiatric Injury Claims, 2nd Edition

Litigating Psychiatric Injury Claims, 2nd Edition

  • Author:
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional (formerly Tottel Publishing)
  • ISBN: 9781526515667
  • Published In: November 2023
  • Format: Paperback , 620 pages
  • Jurisdiction: U.K. ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

List Price: HKD 1,345.50

HKD 1,305.14 Save HKD 40.36 (3%)

Delivery Time: around 4-5 weeks ?Extra 2-10 working days for address outside Hong Kong
Not yet published?

The publication date listed on our site is the latest information we have from the publisher, and that this date may change.

Most pre-orders will be dispatched on, or before publication date and we will make every effort to make sure they arrive with you as close to publication date as we can.

OR
  • Description 
  • Contents 
  • Author 
  • Details

    Provides guidance to the complexities of establishing liability, as well as assistance on running psychiatric claims. Such cases are technically challenging with regard to establishing liability and causation. The authors seek to provide an essential route map through the 'patchwork quilt' of the current law.

    This edition deals with the development of law and practice since the first edition, in particular:

    • Anticipating the implications of the litigation surrounding the Grenfell Tower disaster – revisiting primary and secondary victim categories and how the legal framework established following the Hillsborough disaster will be tested in a different social media age.
    • Include a discussion of the change in attitude towards mental health since 2012 (for example the Royal Family campaign, NHS initiatives, young male suicide rate campaign), a change with which the law has not kept pace.
    • Discussion of Marsh v Ministry of Justice [2017] EWHC 1040 (QB) - David Marshall of Anthony Gold being the instructed solicitor in this case and this being the only reported successful high court case since the publication of the first edition. Yapp -v- Foreign and Commonwealth Office [2014] EWCA Civ 1512 to be distinguished and discussed.
    • Developments in secondary victim claims, in particular what constitutes a shocking event – Re (a Minor) and Others -v- Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWHC 824 in which childbirth constituted a shocking event. To be discussed in the context of what is deemed to fall short of 'shocking' (Liverpool Women's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust -v- Ronayne [2015] EWCA Civ 588 – in which a husband failed as a secondary victim where the operation was a hysterectomy rather than childbirth). Paul & Others -v- Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust [2019] EWHC 2893 (QB) regarding proximity to the negligent act. YAH -v- Medway NHS Foundation Trust [2018] EWHC 2964 (QB) regarding whether the victim is truly a secondary victim or if they are really a primary victim.
    • Update on material contribution – BAE System (Operations) Ltd -v- Marion Konczak [2017] EWCA Civ 1188
    • Update on any changes to the classification of psychiatric injury and how these are litigated, for eg HHJ Gore QC in Liverpool Women's hospital case rejecting diagnosis of PTSD but finding 'a frank psychiatric illness'.
  • 1.Liability and compensation for psychiatric injury: an overview
    2. Primary victims of negligence: shock cases
    3. Primary victims of negligence: non-shock cases
    4. Secondary victims of negligence
    5. Intentional acts and other liability
    6. The illness
    7. Compensation
    8. Practical steps
    9. The Mental Capacity Act 2005
    10. The future

  • The authors are the highly experienced solicitors David Marshall and Jenny Kennedy, from specialist London firm Anthony Gold, and barrister Rehana Azib, from leading chambers 2 Temple Gardens. Specialist chapters have also been contributed by Dr Martin Baggeley on the medical aspects and District Judge Elizabeth Batten on mental capacity.

You may also be interested in these books:

Commissions on Inquiry in Hong Kong (Hardcopy + e-book)
Commissions on Inquiry in Hong Kong (Hardcopy + e-book)

List Price: HKD 1,500.00

HKD 1,455.00 Save HKD 45.00 (3%)

Hong Kong Tax & Accounting Practical Toolkit (Basic Package)
Hong Kong Tax & Accounting Practical Toolkit (Basic Package)
HKD 3,300.00
The Hong Kong Company Secretary's Handbook: Practice and Procedure (11th Edition)
The Hong Kong Company Secretary's Handbook: Practice and Procedure (11th Edition)

List Price: HKD 535.00

HKD 518.95 Save HKD 16.05 (3%)

A Practical Guide to Resolving Shareholder Disputes
A Practical Guide to Resolving Shareholder Disputes

List Price: HKD 1,500.00

HKD 1,455.00 Save HKD 45.00 (3%)

Hong Kong Company Law Cases (2008-2021)
Hong Kong Company Law Cases (2008-2021)

List Price: HKD 44,000.00

HKD 42,680.00 Save HKD 1,320.00 (3%)

Company Law in Hong Kong: Insolvency 2021 (Hardcopy + e-Book)
Company Law in Hong Kong: Insolvency 2021 (Hardcopy + e-Book)

List Price: HKD 3,350.00

HKD 3,249.50 Save HKD 100.50 (3%)

Company Law in Hong Kong: Practice and Procedure 2021 (Hardcopy + e-Book)
Company Law in Hong Kong: Practice and Procedure 2021 (Hardcopy + e-Book)

List Price: HKD 3,350.00

HKD 3,249.50 Save HKD 100.50 (3%)

Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap.32): Commentary and Annotations (2020 Edition) (Hardcopy + e-Book)
Companies (Winding Up and Miscellaneous Provisions) Ordinance (Cap.32): Commentary and Annotations (2020 Edition) (Hardcopy + e-Book)

List Price: HKD 1,800.00

HKD 1,746.00 Save HKD 54.00 (3%)

Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Precedents of Pleadings Hong Kong, 3rd Edition (Hard Copy + e-Book)
Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Precedents of Pleadings Hong Kong, 3rd Edition (Hard Copy + e-Book)

List Price: HKD 6,100.00

HKD 5,917.00 Save HKD 183.00 (3%)

Law of Evidence in Hong Kong (Hardcopy + e-Book)
Law of Evidence in Hong Kong (Hardcopy + e-Book)

List Price: HKD 1,500.00

HKD 1,455.00 Save HKD 45.00 (3%)

Documentary Evidence in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition (Hardcopy + e-Book)
Documentary Evidence in Hong Kong, 2nd Edition (Hardcopy + e-Book)

List Price: HKD 3,000.00

HKD 2,910.00 Save HKD 90.00 (3%)

Hong Kong Company Law Online
Hong Kong Company Law Online

List Price: HKD 21,000.00

HKD 20,370.00 Save HKD 630.00 (3%)

Sentencing in Hong Kong, 9th Edition
Sentencing in Hong Kong, 9th Edition

List Price: HKD 2,800.00

HKD 2,716.00 Save HKD 84.00 (3%)

Hong Kong Company Law, 15th Edition
Hong Kong Company Law, 15th Edition

List Price: HKD 492.00

HKD 477.24 Save HKD 14.76 (3%)

Butterworths Hong Kong Securities Law Handbook, 6th Edition
Butterworths Hong Kong Securities Law Handbook, 6th Edition

List Price: HKD 3,500.00

HKD 3,395.00 Save HKD 105.00 (3%)

Hong Kong Law of Evidence
Hong Kong Law of Evidence

List Price: HKD 1,680.00

HKD 1,629.60 Save HKD 50.40 (3%)

Hong Kong Directors' Manual, 4th Edition
Hong Kong Directors' Manual, 4th Edition

List Price: HKD 1,380.00

HKD 552.00 Save HKD 828.00 (60%)

Personal Injury Tables Hong Kong 2019
Personal Injury Tables Hong Kong 2019

List Price: HKD 1,250.00

HKD 1,212.50 Save HKD 37.50 (3%)

Hong Kong Company Secretary Checklist
Hong Kong Company Secretary Checklist

List Price: HKD 1,380.00

HKD 1,338.60 Save HKD 41.40 (3%)