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Brain Injuries – Legal Considerations

Monday, 18th March @ 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 for Brain Injuries – Legal Considerations

The day will include a look at :

Accident reconstruction

Stephen Jowitt of TRL 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.

GDPR for catastrophic injury lawyers

Steve Kuncewicz, Partner in BLM’s Commercial Advisory Business Stream, will consider how, nine months post implementation, GDPR affects 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 award in the UK will enhance life expectancy.

Secondary victim claims

Katherine Pearce, Senior Associate at Enable Law looks at secondary victim claims and when they may occur.  A review of recent case law and evidential 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.

Brain Injuries – Legal Considerations 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.

Accredited by APIL Training (litigator/senior litigator 5.5 hours)

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Brain Injury Group Brain Injuries – Legal Considerations training event Sponsors

With thanks to Nestor Partnership – sponsors of our 2019 brain injury training programme


Our partner in respect of financial and benefits advice is associate member, Nestor Partnership, an IFA that specialises in providing services to personal injury and clinical negligence legal practitioners and their clients.

With thanks to BLM for hosting this event

Our kind hosts for this event are BLM, a leading insurance risk and commercial law specialist with offices throughout the UK and Ireland.


Monday, 18th March
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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