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Record promotion round at Kennedys as new legal director role introduced
We are pleased to announce we have promoted 86 associates to senior associate and introduced a new legal director role, with 44 legal directors and 2 special counsel also promoted.
Psychiatric inflation factors: COVID-19 anxiety syndrome
At the start of the pandemic, we predicted that the psychological impact of COVID-19 and the national lockdown could trigger further psychological harm in personal injury claimants already dealing with the physical or mental consequences of an accident, and expose compensators to additional claims inflation.
Emerging A&H risks will transform the employment liability landscape
While England may be under a second lockdown, claims continue to emerge and develop, with some issues arising that employers and insurers should be aware of.
Psychiatric inflation factors in the UK: COVID-19
The psychological impact of COVID-19 health risks or the national quarantine could trigger further psychological harm in personal injury claimants already dealing with the physical or mental consequences of an accident, and expose compensators to additional claims inflation.
Emerging psychiatric inflation factors: Complex PTSD, gaming disorder and opioid dependence
In May 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) adopted the latest International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). This included new psychiatric diagnoses which may increase the damages payable following bodily injury.
Case review 14/01/2019
Should I stay or should I go?
The Court of Appeal has ruled that where a stay is imposed after the issue of a claim form but before service, the stay applies to all procedural steps, including the obligation to serve the claim form.