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Personal Injury Tables Hong Kong 2019

Personal Injury Tables Hong Kong 2019

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  • Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Hong Kong
  • ISBN: 9789626614617
  • Published In: July 2019
  • Format: Paperback + eBook , 80 pages
  • Jurisdiction: Hong Kong ? Disclaimer:
    Countri(es) stated herein are used as reference only

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    1. The Chan Tables are the authoritative and court-approved tables and provide the definitive starting point for all calculations for Personal Injury compensation claims in Hong Kong.

    “I agree that the Chan Tables should be accepted as the starting point in Hong Kong…”

    Justice Bharwaney, Yuen Hiu Tung (No.1) [2013] 1 HKLRD 643; [2013] 2 HKC 182

    2. Developments since the prior edition include the incorporation of Table E483: Projected Hong Kong Life Tables 2018-2066 to reflect the Hong Kong government’s release of updated statistical data in Hong Kong Life Tables 2011-2066, The Hong Kong Population Projections 2017-2066.

    3. Personal Injury Tables Hong Kong 2019 has an interdisciplinary research team of the highest order. Neville Sarony, QC, SC is a respected and experienced personal injury practitioner in Hong Kong. Felix Chan is the Associate Professor of the Law Faculty of the University of Hong Kong. Wai-Sum Chan is a Professor of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Johnny Li is a Professor of Actuarial Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a Professor of Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

    4. “These days of judicial skepticism against mathematics and actuarial science are bygone. It is now clear that our very own Chan Tables, much like the Ogden Tables in England, have become an indispensable part and the starting point of our law in this area.”

    Foreword, Andrew Cheung, Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal

     

    The 2019 Personal Injury Tables contain essential reference information to facilitate lawyers researching appropriate compensation levels for losses or expenses incurred through personal injury and fatal accident cases.

    The Chan Tables are the authoritative court-approved actuarial tables equivalent to the UK Ogden Tables. They provide the starting point for calculations on all Personal Injury compensation claims and are a staple in every court. They have been cited in Hong Kong Courts on numerous occasions including the Court of Appeal.

    A number of key developments have occurred since the previous edition. The present 2019 edition is a response to this new data and information and includes:

    • Hong Kong Life Tables 2011-2066, Demographic Statistics Section, Census and Statistics Department, Hong Kong SAR Government;

    • The Hong Kong Population Projections 2017-2066, Demographic Statistics Section, Census and Statistics, Hong Kong SAR Government; and

    • Table E483: Projected Hong Kong Life Tables 2018-2066.

  • Part I: Actuarial Tables

    Explanatory Notes

    Section A: General Issues

    Section B: Summary of Personal Injury Applications

    Section C: Applications of Tables to Fatal Accident Cases

    Section D: Concluding Remarks

     

    Tables 1 to 26

    Table 1 Multipliers for pecuniary loss for life (males)

    Table 2 Multipliers for pecuniary loss for life (females)

    Table 3 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 50 (males)

    Table 4 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 50 (females)

    Table 5 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 55 (males)

    Table 6 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 55 (females)

    Table 7 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 60 (males)

    Table 8 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 60 (females)

    Table 9 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 65 (males)

    Table 10 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 65 (females)

    Table 11 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 70 (males)

    Table 12 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 70 (females)

    Table 13 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 75 (males)

    Table 14 Multipliers for loss of earnings to pension age 75 (females)

    Table 15 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 50 (males)

    Table 16 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 50 (females)

    Table 17 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 55 (males)

    Table 18 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 55 (females)

    Table 19 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 60 (males)

    Table 20 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 60 (females)

    Table 21 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 65 (males)

    Table 22 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 65 (females)

    Table 23 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 70 (males)

    Table 24 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 70 (females)

    Table 25 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 75 (males)

    Table 26 Multipliers for loss of pension commencing age 75 (females)

    Table 27 Discounting factors for term certain

    Table 28 Multipliers for pecuniary loss for term certain

    Actuarial formulae and basis

    Expectation of life: Age-sex specific mortality rates, 1996 – 2016

    Part II: Other Materials

    Inflationary rates: pain and suffering and loss of amenities (PSLA)

    Wage Statistics

    Hong Kong Consumer Price Indices

    Daily nursing rates 

  • General Editor:

    Neville Sarony QC, SC


    Contributors: 

    Dr Wai-Sum Chan
    Dr Felix W.H. Chan
    Dr Johnny S.H. Li

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