Tolley's Practical Guide to State Benefits and Personal Injury Awards

Tolley's Practical Guide to State Benefits and Personal Injury Awards

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This book provides practical guidance on accidents, illness, disability and industrial disease, and the available forms of financial support. It considers the immediate financial needs of those who have suffered an accident, disease, illness, disability pending a claim for compensation and damages for personal injury and where any compensation should come from, i.e. employers, pension, private insurance, or from a trade union. This is a complex area and understanding how it works is essential for everyone involved in PI litigation or advising PI victims. This book provides information on the new and sweeping changes to many disability benefits, unravels the complexities of calculations of, deductions from, and implications of any awards that are made and gives comprehensive coverage of all key areas of the financial side of financial side of injury cases from liability issues to deductions from awards.show more

Product details

  • Paperback
  • Lexisnexis UK
  • Tolley
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0754516253
  • 9780754516255

Table of contents

Contents: 1. Personal Injuries and financial provision 2. The social security system 3. Benefits for industrial injuries 4. War pensions 5. Benefits for disability 6. Benefits for incapacity 7. Income based benefits 8. Other forms of support 9. Claims for damages - negligence 10. Damages 11. Fatalities 12. Cases and common problems APPENDICES I - Prescribed degrees of disablement II - Prescribed diseases III - Disabilities rendering a person incapable of work IV - Acts and regulations governing social security issuesshow more