The drafting of schedules of future losses is often seen as something of a specialist art form.
This comprehensive half-day course looks at schedules of future losses from both the claimant’s and the defendant’s point of view. All aspects of the use of the Ogden tables are covered, from basic aids and equipment calculations through periodic loss of earnings claims with split multipliers through to dependency claims following fatal accidents.
A practical, hands-on course in which delegates will learn the legal, evidential and tactical requirements in drafting, and challenging, schedules of loss. Delegates will carry out different types of calculations personally using a workbook and case studies.
This course looks at more advanced uses of the Ogden tables including calculating bereavement and dependency awards in fatal accident and disease claims.
What you will learn:
- Interpolation techniques
- Variable future losses – splitting multipliers
- Claims for recurring aids and equipment
- Bereavement claims under the Fatal Accidents Act
- Calculating dependency awards following Knauer
- Post-trial financial dependency claims for children
- Services dependency claims
- One-off financial dependency claims
- If Roberts v Johnstone doesn’t work, how can housing needs be calculated?