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

North West group (681 members)

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Details of previous meetings

14 Oct
2021
16:30 to 17:30
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North West

  • Introduction
  • It’s not you, it’s me – our relationship with remote hearings
Presented by: His Honour Judge Bird, Richard Biggs & Joanne Brine
7 Jul
2021
16:30 to 17:30
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North West

  • Introduction
  • Contentious medical treatment after injury
Presented by: Richard Biggs, Joanne Brine & Matthew Snarr
25 Mar
2021
16:30 to 17:30
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North West

  • Introduction and APIL activity update
  • Managing scar injury claims
Presented by: Richard Biggs, Joanne Brine, Aidan Fitzgerald & Babs Forman
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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APIL's joint North West regional and Brain Injury special interest group meeting

  • 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 MBE & Matthew Stockwell
5 Jul
2018
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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Brain injury and North West joint group meeting

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Subtle TBI and neuropsychological testing (scoring and interpretation of results)
Presented by: Sundeep Sembi & Martin Van Den Broek
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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  • 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 and Procedure joint meeting

  • 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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  • 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, International and Multi Party Actions group meeting

  • 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
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