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 14: Personal injury cases1 initiated and disposed of in the Court of Session, 2014-15

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Table 14: Personal injury cases1 initiated and disposed of in the Court of Session, 2014-15

Case type Initiated Disposed Disposed
Absolvitor Dismissed For pursuer Expenses only Other
Defended Undefended Defended Undefended Defended Undefended
Accident at work 923 952 631 3 1 282 10 2 0 23
Road traffic accident 686 747 426 2 0 269 10 2 0 38
Clinical negligence 545 131 108 1 1 17 1 0 0 3
Asbestos 449 621 446 10 2 144 4 1 0 14
Live mesothelioma 39 32 20 0 0 10 0 0 0 2
Post mesothelioma 70 54 32 0 0 19 1 0 0 2
Pleural plaques 215 383 289 6 1 78 3 0 0 6
Pleural thickening 32 36 24 0 0 10 0 1 0 1
Other 93 116 81 4 1 27 0 0 0 3
Repetitive strain injury 47 19 9 0 0 9 1 0 0 0
Vibration white finger 3 30 16 1 0 13 0 0 0 0
Relative's claim 2 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Other 360 336 231 2 0 84 6 0 0 13
Total 3,015 2,841 1,870 19 4 820 32 5 0 91

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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