See our articles in the Personal Injury press below

The Discount Rate – Rumours of the Death of Periodical Payment Orders are Greatly Exaggerated!

Since the announcement of a review, seven years ago no less, news of the Lord Chancellor’s decision to dramatically reduce the 2.5% discount rate down to – 0.75%, still came as a surprise to many involved in Personal Injury litigation. Finally, we have a decision based upon the economic realities of investing damages in low/no-risk […]

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Managing damages for Brain Injured Claimants – Mass Insight Magazine Autumn 2016

Andrew Sands and Nick Leech, specialist financial advisers and directors of Nestor, discuss what is involved in setting an investment strategy, aimed at ensuring awards of damages last as intended. It is not entirely straightforward, but proper financial planning should commence pre-settlement and include consideration of personal injury trusts, where appropriate; and of course, periodical […]

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Brain Injury Conference 2014 – Dr Bruce Sheepers

Consultant neuropsychiatrist, Dr Bruce Scheepers, has considerable experience in brain injury rehabilitation and currently works full-time providing expert medical opinions in personal injury and clinical negligence claims. His opinions are widely published in scientific journals and, here, he shares some insights into the difficulties of legally defining mental capacity. This article is available to read […]

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PILJ – Debunking the Discount Rate

Nick Leech and Andrew Sands build on their article in October’s issue of the Personal Injury Law Journal with further exploration of the traditional lump sum award versus periodical payments. Article Source – Personal Injury Law Journal – December 2014/January 2015 Despite all that has been written about the present discount rate and its impact upon the […]

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