Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases

The State Courts together with the Singapore Academy of Law published a reference book entitled Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases. This guide informs parties of the estimated quantum of damages that can be expected from the wide range of injuries suffered, and is useful for parties to make informed decision in settling their cases involving personal injury. Click here for an extract from the book on neck injuries.

Mediation in Singapore: A Practical Guide

Thomson Reuters has published the above book in 2015.

The publication provides a unique overview of both the development and current practice of mediation in Singapore. It includes discussions on all aspects of mediation encompassing the most important psychological, cultural and legal aspects of the mediation process; how parties choose a mediator; mediation agreements; enforcement of mediation settlements; accreditation of mediators; mediation in family disputes, divorce, family estate disputes, and many other topics.

The State Courts and Family Justice Courts have contributed to chapters in this book concerning mediation in the State Courts, mediation of civil disputes in Singapore, mediation of family disputes and mediation of minor criminal offences in the State Courts.

Electronic Motor Accident Guide (2nd edition)

Facing the consequences of a traffic accident can be challenging. The Electronic Motor Accident Guide (eMAG) is a practical tool that helps road users, motor insurers and lawyers understand and resolve accident claims quickly. Illustrated pictures and diagrams, simple language and a variety of scenarios make assessing liability quick and straightforward. As a result, the eMAG helps parties negotiate settlements without proceeding to court litigation, shaving costs significantly.

To make this guide available to more people, the State Courts of Singapore have decided to publish the second edition of the eMAG digitally. The eMAG allows you to perform searches for keywords, bookmark relevant pages for later, and highlight key passages. The digital format also enhances portability, as it can be easily accessed from your phone, tablet or desktop anytime. Click here to watch the video of the eMAG.

Last updated on: 4/10/2019 5:04 PM