Accidents Abroad: International Personal Injury Claims

Accidents Abroad: International Personal Injury Claims
Accidents Abroad: International Personal Injury Claims
Doherty, B
9781847035592
01/09/2009
1
£238.00
Hb
Sweet & Maxwell

Aimed specifically at personal injury lawyers and written by an experienced practitioner, Accidents Abroad is a conflict of laws text book that:

  • Provides concise, accurate analysis on a complex area of law that, as travel increases, is becoming routine even for the general personal injury practitioner
  • Covers the jurisdictional issues arising in personal injury litigation, under EU Regulation 44/2001, the Lugano Convention, and at common law
  • Considers in detail the grounds on which an English court will accept or reject jurisdiction
  • Looks at the rules applied by the English courts when choosing the law to be applied to a case, including a detailed description both of the existing English law English law and of Rome I and Rome II, European Regulations which will transform English law in the area
  • Provides guidance on the procedural aspects of dealing with claims with an international element
  • Examines particular classes of international claims, including road traffic accidents, employers' liability, package holidays, environmental claims, product liability, and accidents on aircraft, ships and trains
  • Includes a glossary to help the general reader with the technical terms and Latin phrases that abound in these cases
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