Rules of the Superior Courts (Order 1A)

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The first step in a claim for personal injury is to apply to the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB). A personal injury summons can only be issued when the PIAB provides a certificate stating they are releasing the claim other than in medical negligence claims.

Order 1A Rules of the Superior Courts provides the information and the procedure to be followed when issuing a personal injury summons.

Form 1 in Appendix CC to Rules of the Superior Courts sets out the format of the personal injury summons.