Personal Injury2018-10-10T08:24:49+00:00

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Personal Injury

Date: 4th October 2018

Time: 09:30 – 17:00

CPD: 6 Hours

Price: £129 + vat

This full day conference is presented by Jeff Zindani LLB MA, Solicitor, Legal Trainer, Author and Lead Contributor of Personal Injury Scribe

This full day course delivered by Jeff will provide a comprehensive review of ‘hot topics’ in this changing area of law.  The precise content will depend upon the most recent developments of the key topical issues over the next few months in the lead up to the delivery of this course.

The course will include a consideration of the latest case law decisions from the courts, statutes and other procedural developments and will look to examine the implications for personal injury practitioners.

Best practice and methods of avoiding common problems and pitfalls will be a focus for some of the discussion.

2017 was another challenging year for Personal Injury practitioners. Ensure you are up to date with all the important changes, when they start, what tips and tactics will ensure you obtain maximum benefit for your clients and optimize the costs for your organization.

This seminar will provide you with the tools you need to keep on top of all the changes and enable you to work more successfully and profitably.

Conference Topics

Various reforms which were seen as an existential threat to the claimant personal injury industry are now likely to result in legislation and rule changes.

This session cover: –

  • An Update on the Civil Liability Bill
  • Fixed Recoverable Costs and the Jackson review
  • Online Court Reforms
  • Clinical Negligence and Industrial Disease Developments

The new controversial rules have now started to bite for claimants. This session will look at not just the rules but the wider issue of fraud and will provide practical tips on combating allegations and insurance company tactics.

We will also cover important developments with qualified one-way costs shifting and guidance from both the High Court and Court of Appeal on the scope of exceptions.

With changes to the claims portal, what are the lessons learnt-from submitting the CNF to Exits and satellite litigation?

Get up to speed with the way the Portal is working and how to ensure you get the best result for your client and the firm.

Key case law developments from the Court of Appeal on costs issues and pre-action disclosure will be covered.

With changes to the claims portal, what are the lessons learnt-from submitting the CNF to Exits and satellite litigation?

Get up to speed with the way the Portal is working and how to ensure you get the best result for your client and the firm.

Key case law developments from the Court of Appeal on costs issues and pre-action disclosure will be covered.

Areas to be announced

  • Employers Liability: Recent Case Law
  • Vicarious Liability: Life after the Supreme Court
  • Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act  2010: High Court Guidance
  • Latest Case Law and Guidance
  • Pedestrians and Vulnerable Claimants
  • Foreseeability and Practice Tips
  • What Is a Road Traffic Accident?
  • MIB Claims: Scheme Update and Changes
  • CPR Amendments
  • Costs and Proportionality-Latest Guidance
  • Cost Budgeting in Practice
  • Mitchell/Denton Update
  • Court Fees and Striking Out
  • Funding/CFA issues
  • CPR36 and Best Practice
  • Covert Surveillance-Recent High Court Cases
  • Recent Review on Important Quantum Cases
  • An Update on the Discount Rate