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Brain Injuries – Legal Considerations

18th March 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

A selection of topics relevant to catastrophic injury lawyers (claimant and defendant), barristers and insurers dealing with brain injury claims.

Agenda

The day will include a look at :

Accident reconstruction – this session will explore how accident reconstruction can be used to determine, amongst other things, the speed of vehicles involved in road traffic accidents, whether seatbelts were used, the position of each vehicle at the point of impact and whether helmets were worn.  It will further discuss when to instruct an accident reconstruction expert.

GDPR for catastrophic injury lawyers – nine months post implementation, how does GDPR affect catastrophic injury lawyers?

Predicting life expectancy – Professor Jane Hutton will provide an overview of the statistical premise of assessing life expectancy following TBI for both adults and children including when to use a medical statistician, when to use an appropriate medical consultant and when to use both.  This session will also consider the opinion that the gold standard treatment achieved following a compensation aware in the UK will enhance life expectancy.

Secondary victim claims – Katherine Pearce, Senior Associate at Enable Law looks at secondard victim claims and when they may occur.  A review of recent case law and evidencial and practical tips for bringing a secondary victim claim.

Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme – Neil Sugarman, Partner at GLP Solicitors, and an expert in CICA claims, will present on the Scheme when claiming on behalf of a brain injured client.

Essential legal update – Nathan Tavares QC of Outer Temple Chambers will be reviewing new case law and statutory provision that affect practitioners in the field of traumatic brain injury.

Agenda subject to change dependent on speaker availability

Event pricing

Brain Injury Group member firms qualify for ONE free place. Additional places available at the preferential rate of £95 + VAT

£95 + VAT for charities, case managers, healthcare and social care professionals
£190 + VAT for all other delegates

Price includes refreshments, lunch and course materials which will be available to download.

Pending accreditation from APIL Training.
For more information, email [email protected]

Further information, including a booking form, can be found by on the Brain Injuries – Legal Considerations training event flyer.

 

With thanks to Nestor for sponsorsing our 2019 training programme and to BLM for hosting this event.

Details

Date:
18th March 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Plantation House
Fenchurch Street
London, EC3M 3BL United Kingdom
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Organiser

Brain Injury Group
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