Publication - Statistics

Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15

Published: 18 Mar 2016
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9781786521040

The 2014-15 Civil Justice in Scotland release includes: 1. MAIN STATISTICS TABLES (compromising tables that appear in this bulletin) 2. DIVORCE & DISSOLUTION STATISTICS TABLES (further breakdowns on divorce & dissolution) 3. SUPPLEMENTARY STATISTICS TABLES (additional statistics on civil law cases in sheriff courts and the Court of Session) 4. BACKGROUND DATA TABLES (an interactive dataset on civil law court cases by court, that can be used to generate user customised tables and charts)

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Contents
Civil Justice Statistics in Scotland 2014-15
Table 13: Personal injury cases initiated and disposed of1 in the civil courts2, by case type, 2008-09 to 2014-15

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Table 13: Personal injury cases initiated and disposed of1 in the civil courts2, by case type, 2008-09 to 2014-15

Cases Case type 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 % change
since 2013-14
Initiated3 Road traffic accident 3,441 4,635 5,790 4,613 5,106 4,770 5,143 8
Accident at work 1,921 1,844 1,802 1,750 1,758 1,797 1,817 1
Clinical negligence 173 189 207 222 203 262 629 140
Asbestos 242 541 345 294 436 320 458 43
Other 1,211 2,557 955 931 1,190 1,138 1,163 2
Total initiated 6,988 9,766 9,099 7,810 8,693 8,287 9,210 11
Disposed Road traffic accident 1,588 2,977 4,607 4,619 4,130 3,893 3,970 2
Accident at work 1,343 1,596 1,529 1,627 1,570 1,653 1,623 -2
Clinical negligence 32 104 124 133 154 178 195 10
Asbestos 214 181 168 216 365 598 633 6
Other 2,193 1,343 1,074 1,775 1,444 1,079 941 -13
Total disposed 5,370 6,201 7,502 8,370 7,663 7,401 7,362 -1

1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. Includes Court of Session and sheriff court.
3. These statistics include minor revisions to initiated cases in the Court of Session.


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