Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

North West group (643 members)

APIL groups

Date of next meeting

25 Mar 2021

Topics for this meeting

APIL is bringing to members a very special live virtual meeting being run exclusively for the
APIL North West regional group.

The meeting is being held by live webinar and will be delivered on
Thursday, 25 March 2021 from 16:30 - 17:30

Introduction and APIL activity update
Joanne Brine
JMW Solicitors

Richard Biggs
Irwin Mitchell

Managing scar injury claims
Aidan Fitzgerald
Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Royal Hallamshire Hospital

Babs Forman
Camouflage make-up expert, Skin Confident


Speakers

Time
16:30 to 17:30
1 CPD hours

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Details of previous meetings

3 Dec
2020
16:30 to 17:30
Live webinar
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North West

  • Introduction and APIL activity update
  • Pain cases
Presented by: Richard Biggs, Joanne Brine, Carol Hopwood & Pankaj Madan
30 Jan
2020
16:00 to 18:00
Liverpool
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North West

  • Introduction and APIL activity update
  • The Ogden Tables and claims for loss of earnings: actuarial calculation or impressionistic tinkering?”
  • Dispelling the myths of Deputyship and understanding the role of an IFA
Presented by: Tony Ashton, Joanne Brine, Carol Hopwood, David Knifton QC & Joanne McNally
23 Sep
2019
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • Introduction and update
  • Fundamental dishonesty: the current position
  • The fundamentally dishonest actions of both claimants and surveillance operatives and how they can impact cases
Presented by: Joanne Brine, Carol Hopwood, Rhiannon Jones QC & Jeffrey Anthony Simm
3 Jul
2019
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • Introduction and update
  • Aids and adaptations for claimants with spinal cord injuries
  • New technology available to claimants in the world of prosthetics
Presented by: Damian Bradley, Toby Carlsson, Carol Hopwood & Bill Kiely
14 Mar
2019
16:00 to 18:00
Liverpool
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North West

  • Introduction and update
  • Frontal Lobe Paradox
  • Brain Injury Update (to include the risk of dementia following traumatic brain injury)
Presented by: Damian Bradley, Gerard Martin QC & Ivan Pitman
5 Dec
2018
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • Introduction and update
  • An overview of CRPS in the legal world, including Victoria’s personal story
  • CRPS Case Update and guide on procedure for arguing a CRPS case
Presented by: Victoria Abbott-Fleming & Matthew Stockwell
5 Jul
2018
Manchester

North West

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Subtle TBI and neuropsychological testing (scoring and interpretation of results)
Presented by:
24 Apr
2018
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Accident Reconstruction at Home and Abroad
  • Motor Insurance - a look at the legal framework and the impact of recent UK and European decisions in this field
Presented by: Bridget Collier, Julie-Anne Luck & Peter Sorton
13 Dec
2017
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • APIL campaign activity update
  • OL/PL update
  • SafeStep: evidence and testing, procedure and benefits
Presented by: Phil Collins, Neil Sugarman & Sara Sutherland
13 Sep
2017
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Quantum and material contribution
Presented by: David Bott & Harry Trusted
13 Jun
2017
17:30 to 19:30
Manchester
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North West

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
Presented by: John McQuater & Matthew Stockwell
25 Jan
2017
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Vicarious liability
  • QOCS and fundamental dishonesty
Presented by: Jonathan Dale, Toby Sasse & Neil Sugarman
7 Sep
2016
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Pension loss / PI Trusts
  • Loss of earnings for non-employees, touching on evidence requirements for the self employed
Presented by: David Bott, Paul Scrutton & Michael Smith
19 Apr
2016
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Witnesses and Evidence
  • Surveillance and Video Evidence Analysis
Presented by: Shirley Hennessy, Jeffrey Anthony Simm & Neil Sugarman
1 Oct
2015
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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North West

  • Food poisoning outbreaks and food hygiene in the holiday claims context
  • Food Poisoning on Holiday: how to advance a successful claim
Presented by: Lisa Ackerley, Ian Denham, Brett Dixon & Gerard McDermott QC
10 Jun
2015
17:00 to 19:00
Manchester
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North West

  • Online Dispute Resolution - what every PI lawyer needs to know
  • EC activity
Presented by: Graham Ross, Neil Sugarman & Tim Wallis
10 Mar
2015
17:30 to 19:30
Manchester
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North West

  • Pain syndromes
  • Pain syndromes
  • Pain syndromes
  • EC activity
Presented by: Fiona Ashworth, Gary Hennessey & Timothy William Johnson
11 Nov
2014
17:30 to 19:30
Manchester
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North West

  • The psychological effects of scarring
  • Skin camouflage for scarred claimants
  • APIL activity
Presented by: Eileen Bradbury, Valerie M Ross & Mark Turnbull
3 Jun
2014
17:30 to 19:30
Manchester

North West

  • Nervous Shock Claims
  • The legal structure of the claims, including recent developments, evidential issues, tactical issues, maximising quantum
  • Current EC activities
Presented by:
11 Mar
2014
17:30 to 19:30
Manchester

North West

  • Costs budgeting update 2014
  • Mitchell and recent costs cases
  • Current EC activities within APIL
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