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Interim payment in personal injury

Interim payment in a personal injury case An interim payment is a payment on account of the compensation you are likely to receive in your claim for compensation. After an accident your earnings may be reduced or even stopped. You … Continue reading

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Contributory negligence examples

The concept of contributory negligence is based on a claimant being partly responsible for the damage. The clearest example is a car driver who does not wear a seat belt. Not wearing the seat belt does not cause the accident, but it contributes to the damage – the injury. Continue reading

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