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Publication - Statistics Publication

Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016

Published: 28 Mar 2017
Part of:
Law and order, Statistics
ISBN:
9781786528667

Statistics on civil justice, which aims to resolve a range of disputes from debt and eviction to divorce.

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Contents
Civil justice statistics in Scotland 2015-2016
Table 14: Personal injury cases 1 initiated and disposed of in the Court of Session, 2015-16

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Table 14: Personal injury cases 1 initiated and disposed of in the Court of Session, 2015-16

Case type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Absolvitor Dismissed For pursuer Expenses only Other
Defended Undefended Defended Undefended Defended Undefended
Accident at work 669 852 539 5 0 259 9 2 0 38
Road traffic accident 437 628 368 1 1 215 10 3 0 30
Clinical negligence 280 181 143 4 2 20 0 0 0 12
Asbestos 285 422 306 3 1 91 7 0 0 14
Live mesothelioma 30 31 19 0 0 10 0 0 0 2
Post mesothelioma 42 53 29 0 0 20 2 0 0 2
Pleural plaques 138 233 186 0 1 36 3 0 0 7
Pleural thickening 20 18 9 1 0 6 0 0 0 2
Other 55 87 63 2 0 19 2 0 0 1
Repetitive strain injury 41 47 30 0 0 14 1 0 0 2
Vibration white finger 8 11 9 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Relative's claim 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Other 391 403 286 6 2 91 5 2 1 10
Total 2,111 2,547 1,683 19 6 692 33 7 1 106

1. These statistics relate to cases that use personal injury procedure and standard ordinary cause procedure.
2. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.


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