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A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people
A not-for-profit organisation
committed to injured people

Damages group
(1944 members)

Date of next meeting

19 Apr 2024, 16:00 to 17:00

APIL is bringing to members a special hybrid meeting which is being organised by the
Damages group coordinators Bilal Hussain and Laura Swaine.

The virtual meeting will take place on
Friday, 19th April from 16:00 - 17:00
 
Introduction

Bilal Hussain and Laura Swaine
APIL's Damages SIG coordinators

How to manage resumption of activities / acceptance of support to avoid limiting damages and post-settlement burnout?
How these overlap with mitigation and exaggeration arguments


Matthew Stockwell

Exchange Chambers

Deanne Brown
Exchange Chambers


Q&A session


Speakers

Time
16:00 to 17:00
1 CPD hour

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Details of previous meetings

3 Aug
2023
14:30 to 16:30
Manchester

Damages

  • Introduction
  • Managing amputation claims effectively – recent case studies
  • Future-proofing mobility: Trends and innovations in upper and lower limb prosthetics
  • Amputations are for life, not just for Christmas - meeting lifelong expectations through rehabilitation
Presented by: Moose Baxter, Anna Housley, David Knifton KC, Bilal Hussain & Laura Swaine
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27 Jan
2023
14:00 to 17:00
London

Damages

  • Introduction
  • Recent case law on TBI quantum and in particular how to deal with costs of managing awards for vulnerable claimants who do not lack capacity
  • Mental capacity, more than ticking boxes
  • mTBI – what themes emerge from the reported cases of Long, Stansfield and Palmer that assist litigators in the future?
  • How to respond to allegations of FD in high value injury claims
Presented by: Stephen Glynn, Marcus Grant, Bilal Hussain, Bruce Moore & Laura Swaine
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6 Oct
2022
16:00 to 17:00

Damages

  • Introduction
  • “Swift v Carpenter 2 years on” – where are we now? Does it work? The challenges that remain
Presented by: Winston Hunter KC, Bilal Hussain & Laura Swaine
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12 Apr
2022
12:00 to 13:00

Damages

  • Introduction
  • Damages for sexual services claims – Where now after the Court of Appeal decision in Secretary of State for Justice v A Local Authority & Ors
Presented by: Gerard Martin KC, Helen Smith, Bilal Hussain & Ben Posford
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9 Nov
2021
12:30 to 13:30

Damages

  • Introduction
  • mTBI litigation in light of the QBD decisions in Long & Stansfield
Presented by: Marcus Grant, Ben Posford & Gary Smith
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29 Apr
2021
16:00 to 17:00

Damages

  • Introduction and APIL Activity Update
  • Serious Personal Injury Litigation – quantum updated to 2021
Presented by: Ben Posford, James Rowley KC & Gary Smith
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21 Nov
2019
18:00 to 20:00
London

Junior litigators and Damages joint meeting

  • Introduction and update
  • Maximising damages in brain injury cases
  • EC update
Presented by: Emma Ferguson-Law, John McQuater, Giles Mooney KC, Ben Posford, Gary Smith & Laura Swaine
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10 May
2018
17:45 to 19:45
London

Damages

  • APIL campaign activity update
  • Is there a Goldilocks Principle for setting Personal Injury Discount Rates?
  • The Discount Rate & Investment Risk: past, present & future
Presented by: Martin Clarke, Richard Cropper & Brett Dixon
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12 Oct
2017
17:30 to 19:00
London

Brain injury and Damages joint group meeting

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Diffusion Tension Imaging in the medico legal setting: a neuropsychology perspective
  • Diffusion Tension Imaging in the medico legal setting: a neuropsychology perspective
Presented by: Colin Ettinger, Daniel Friedland & David Sharp
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30 Mar
2017
17:45 to 19:45
London

Damages

  • Damages panel meeting - discount rate
Presented by: Richard Cropper, Colin Ettinger, William Latimer-Sayer KC & Stuart McKechnie KC
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8 Feb
2017
18:00 to 20:00
London

Damages

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Serious Injury Litigation - Quantum Developments Made Easy
  • Funding for accommodation, treatment and care needs
Presented by: James Rowley KC, Nick Shapland & Shahram Sharghy
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10 Feb
2016
17:45 to 19:00

Damages

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Applying and Adjusting the Ogden Reduction Factors: How it all went wrong in Billett v MoD
  • Q&A session
Presented by: Grant Evatt & Victoria Wass
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3 Nov
2015
18:00 to 19:45
London

Damages

  • Quantum Update: a review of recent case law and hot topics
  • Assessing life expectancy in brain and spinal cord injuries: the problem with US data
  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
Presented by: Anthony Carus, Grant Evatt & William Latimer-Sayer KC
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4 Feb
2015
17:45 to 19:45

Damages

  • When, why and how (post Jackson) to instruct expert accountants
  • Five deadly sins: the mistakes experts make which affect the value of a claim
  • APIL
Presented by: Maurice Faull, Stuart Kightley & Stuart McKechnie KC
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2 Oct
2014
18:00 to 20:00
London

Damages

  • The joy of pension loss claims - including everything you wished you knew but were too afraid to ask
  • life expectancy and multipliers on seriously injury cases
  • APIL activity
Presented by: Stuart Kightley, Chris Melton KC & Paul Rosson
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27 Mar
2014
17:30 to 19:30
Manchester

Damages

  • thy joy of pension loss claims - including everything you wished you knew but were too afraid to ask
  • life expectancy and multipliers on serious injury cases
  • current EC activities within APIL
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8 Oct
2013
18:00 to 20:00
London

Damages

  • Quantum of Damages - an update
  • Caud Equina Syndrome: Diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation & future needs
  • Current EC activities within APIL
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11 Apr
2013
18:00 to 20:00
London

Damages

  • Chances & Damages - an update on loss of chance claims
  • Advances in technology in prosthetics and orthotics, and related implications for the cost of care
  • Current EC activities within APIL
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23 Oct
2012
17:30 to 19:30
London

Damages

  • Presentation and content of Claimant schedules
  • Contentious issues in quantifying physiotherapy claims
  • Current EC activities within APIL
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18 Sep
2012
17:30 to 19:30

Damages

  • Presentation and content of Claimant schedules
  • Contentious issues in quantifying physiotherapy claims
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
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