Table 18: Civil law cases initiated and disposed of1,2 in the Sheriff Personal Injury Court3, 2015-16 to 2018-19
|Road traffic accident||313||832||1,036||985||72||438||744||883|
|Accident at work5||469||1,153||1,272||1,305||75||555||1,006||1,153|
|Slip, Trip or Fall||0||86||208||345||0||6||115||197|
1. Figures for initiations and disposals do not necessarily refer to the same cases.
2. Includes cases initiated and disposed within Personal Injury Chapter 36A.
3. Sheriff Personal Injury Court was established on 22 September 2015.
4. Figures for 2015-16 are part of a financial year, September 2015 to March 2016.
5. Accident at work includes vibration white finger and repetitive strain injury.
6. Asbestos include all asbestos related conditions like pleural plaques, mesothelioma, asbestosis and pleural thickening.
7. Relative's claim cases are included in 'Other'.
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