Accidents at Work - Masterclass

Event Details

Course Code: S4097
Speaker: Nicky Carter
Specialisations: Personal Injury, Civil Litigation,
Venue: Liverpool Law Society, 2nd Floor Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY
Date: Thursday, 14 June, 2018
Time: 12:00 - 15:15

Members Price: £105
Non Members Price: £150
Corporate Training Offer: Free
Training Season Ticket: Free

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Event Description

This seminar will focus on the best arguments and tactics needed to succeed when acting for clients who have had accidents in the workplace. Post the Enterprise and Regulatory Act- how can you spot the cases with strong prospects of success and what arguments are the most effective.

 Outline

·         Where are we now -post The Enterprise and Regulatory Act 2013?(ERA)

·         The Regulatory Regime- is it still relevant?

·         Statutory Duties- what remains?

·         The allegations- bringing it together

·         Effective Common law Allegations

·         The European Dimension? 

Learning Objectives

·         Be aware of the provisions of s.69 of ERA

·         Be aware of the relevance of the Regulations passed under s 47of The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974  (HSWA)

·         Be aware of the current Statutory protection for those suffering accidents at work

·         Be aware of the possible allegations to be made in Accident at work cases

·         Be aware of the Court’s latest Accident at work decisions

·         Be informed about the particular common law arguments that are relevant to accidents at work

 Benefits

·         Be able to apply updated knowledge s.69 of ERA to problem solve issues in current caseload

·         Make realistic assessments of settlement proposals in the light of knowledge of the prospects of success of the claim

·         Be in a position to make realistic settlement proposals in accident at work cases

·         Be able to Manage Client expectations in accident at work cases re contributory negligence

·         Be able to give realistic advice concerning prospects of recovery in accident at work cases

·         Be able to draft allegations in accident at work cases 

Nicky Carter MA, Solicitor has over 20 years experience as Claimant personal injury lawyer for some of the country's leading personal injury firms. Nicky is currently working as a Consultant and legal author for several national firms and organisations.

 

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