Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
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Personal injury on-demand legal training

Personal injury on-demand training

If you have missed an event or are unable to view APIL training live on the day, all APIL events are recorded and available for six months from the date of delivery. With a variety of knowledgeable speakers, APIL on-demand learning is accessible via the web, streamed directly to your computer, or downloaded to your mobile device in either video or audio mp3 format whichever you prefer. Personal injury on-demand training is also a convenient way of topping up your CPD hours to maintain your accreditation.

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Our on-demand training is typically available for six months after the live online event, but we do suggest that you check that the content is still relevant before signing up

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Current issues and hot topics: A discussion with members of APIL's Executive Committee (May)
***APIL MEMBERS ONLY*** We are delighted to announce details of our next free webinar covering current issues and hot topics in the fields of abuse litigation, human rights, multi-party actions and...
Richard Baker & Richard Barr & Guy Forster & Kim Harrison & Pauline Roberts & Suzanne White
Free webinar
Publication date: 17 May 2022

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Baby loss - part two (advanced)
This webinar focuses on the more complex aspects of baby loss cases and how to use external resources.  Presented by Natalie Cosgrove, this session will cover: Stillbirth as an injury...
Natalie Cosgrove
Webinar
Publication date: 12 May 2022

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All you need to know about fundamental dishonesty 2022
This webinar will review a range of issues relating to allegations in fundamental dishonesty including: When is fundamental dishonesty relevant  What is dishonesty When is dishonesty...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 10 May 2022

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The practicalities of issuing proceedings in the County Court using the new digital system: Your questions answered
On the 4 April 2022 the new digital county court system for issuing became mandatory for use for certain types of personal injury claims. HMCTS have indicated that there will be a period of grace to 29...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 9 May 2022

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Anatomy for personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers 2022
At the end of this popular course delegates are sure to go away with a better understanding of anatomy. Lawyers will at last be able to understand medical terminology, and go on to win cases with...
Colin James Holburn & Nigel Zoltie
One-day training course
Publication date: 4 May 2022

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Indemnity costs: When and what will that mean in 2022?
This webinar will explore a range of issues relating to indemnity costs including the following: The difference between assessed costs and fixed costs The differences, on assessment, between the...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 29 Apr 2022

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APIL Headline News - April 2022
As an exclusive benefit to APIL members, we are delighted to confirm the date and content for the latest session in our “APIL Headline News” webinar series! If you’d like to hear...
Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
Free webinar
Publication date: 28 Apr 2022

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Covert evidence - defendant surveillance and claimant recordings: current issues
This webinar, presented by APIL secretary John McQuater, will cover; What is covert evidence? What general rules apply to admissibility of such evidence? Surveillance images relied on by the...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 26 Apr 2022

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Why are defendants making Calderbank offers with Part 36 offers: The tactics and counter tactics you need to know!
This webinar will analyse review the reasons why defendants make Calderbank offers and explore the tactics and counter tactics you need to know including: Key differences between Part 36 offers and...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 13 Apr 2022

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Issuing proceedings in the County Court: The new digital system, the demise of paper and avoiding negligence claims and other pitfalls
On the 4 April 2022 the new digital county court system for issuing became mandatory for use for certain types of personal injury claims. Join Brett Dixon, who is the only practitioner member of the...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 12 Apr 2022

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Serving the claim properly - the dire problems if you don't, and the lessons to be learnt from Good Law
The decision of the Court of Appeal in The Good Law Project, R (On the Application Of) v The Secretary of State for Health And Social Care [2022] EWCA Civ 35 emphasises the need for all litigators to...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 11 Apr 2022

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Ten Part 36 cases you really need to know!
This webinar will remind you of the key features, and potential pitfalls, of Part 36 and 10 cases that help explain those features including:  The consequences of Part 36 being a...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 4 Apr 2022

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The summary assessment of costs: Procedure, practice and maximising recovery (pre-recorded)
Costs will be summarily assessed on all fast track trials and any hearing lasting less than one day.  Summary assessment can make up a significant part of a solicitor’s income and a detailed...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 29 Mar 2022

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Avoiding professional negligence from a financial perspective 2022 (Part two)
This two-part webinar series is presented by Alison Taylor and Stephen Farnfield of the Frenkel Topping Group. Both webinars can be viewed as part of the series, or as stand-alone session. The...
Stephen Farnfield & Alison Taylor
Webinar
Publication date: 24 Mar 2022

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Witness evidence in clinical negligence cases
This webinar takes a detailed look at recent cases where the evidence of lay witnesses has been crucial to issues of liability in clinical negligence cases.      Topics covered...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Mar 2022

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Running a brain injury case - the fundamentals 2022
This one-day virtual course will help you address the difficulties of representing people with injuries that might not always be visible but which can have a devastating affect on their personality and...
Chani Dhaliwal & Matthew Stockwell
One-day training course
Publication date: 18 Mar 2022

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Avoiding professional negligence from a financial perspective 2022 (Part one)
This two-part webinar series is presented by Alison Taylor and Stephen Farnfield of the Frenkel Topping Group. Both webinars can be viewed as part of the series, or as stand-alone session. The first...
Stephen Farnfield & Alison Taylor
Webinar
Publication date: 17 Mar 2022

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An introduction to personal injury practice and PI law - Part three: Next steps - Issuing proceedings, mediation, JSMs and the courts
Are you interested in pursuing a career in personal injury law?  Have you just started a new role in a personal injury department or firm?  Are you looking to refresh your knowledge and skills...
Stephanie Edwards & Imogen Lowden
Webinar
Publication date: 15 Mar 2022

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An introduction to personal injury practice and PI law - Part four: Perfecting your skills – tips and traps
Are you interested in pursuing a career in personal injury law?  Have you just started a new role in a personal injury department or firm?  Are you looking to refresh your knowledge and skills...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Webinar
Publication date: 15 Mar 2022

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Claims for loss of earnings of the self-employed and those involved in entertainment and sport
A self-employed person faces particular difficulties when seeking to recover loss of earnings after being injured. This webinar looks at the particular difficulties of acting for self-employed people...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Mar 2022

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How to prepare for and attending detailed assessments
We are pleased to announce a new webinar to be delivered by Tom Jenkinson, coordinator of APIL’s costs and funding special interest group. This webinar has been included in our schedule to...
Tom Jenkinson
Webinar
Publication date: 11 Mar 2022

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'Practical jokes' in the workplace - where is the boundary between employer's liability and vicarious liability?
This webinar, presented by exceptional speaker and barrister Theo Huckle QC will briefly review the state of the law on vicarious liability and seek to cover what the Court of Appeal decision in Chell v...
Theo Huckle QC
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Mar 2022

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Wrongful birth claims: Theory, law and practice - Presenting, defending and valuing the claim
Part two of this two webinar series will be presented by Lizanne Gumbel QC and Shahram Sharghy This session can be watched as a stand-alone webinar, or alongside part two of the series - Wrongful birth...
Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC & Shahram Sharghy
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Mar 2022

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An introduction to personal injury practice and PI law - Part one: Introduction to personal injury law
Are you interested in pursuing a career in personal injury law?  Have you just started a new role in a personal injury department or firm?  Are you looking to refresh your knowledge and skills...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Webinar
Publication date: 8 Mar 2022

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An introduction to personal injury practice and PI law - Part two: Nuts and bolts of taking on a claim
Are you interested in pursuing a career in personal injury law?  Have you just started a new role in a personal injury department or firm?  Are you looking to refresh your knowledge and skills...
Stephanie Edwards & Imogen Lowden
Webinar
Publication date: 8 Mar 2022

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Claims for loss of earnings: Learning from recent cases
This webinar looks at recent cases where the courts have considered issues relating to loss of  earnings and examines their practical relevance for preparing and proving...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 7 Mar 2022

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Family law and child arrangements after serious injury
This webinar will explore the intrinsic links between serious injury, the wider family and the legal implications.  Whether P is single, in a relationship or married and with or without children,...
Louise Masters
Webinar
Publication date: 3 Mar 2022

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How to win appeals - when, how and where to appeal in 2022!
This webinar will help you know when, how and where to appeal - give you the knowledge and confidence to assess the merits of an appeal and, where appropriate, to pursue an appeal including: Why...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 2 Mar 2022

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The Damages Claims Live Service
In May 2021, HMCTS launched the digital service to a restricted number of users. The pilot is supported by practice direction 51ZB.  Join this webinar to hear from two members of the 'Damages...
Brett Dixon & Mr Justice Johnson & Leanne Kershaw
Free webinar
Publication date: 1 Mar 2022

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Pre-Action Protocols - Why are they important, where are we now and what may come next?
Join expert practitioners and APIL senior fellows Brett Dixon and John McQuater who will update you on the latest on pre-action protocols in light of the recent Civil Justice Council...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 25 Feb 2022

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QOCS – What you need to know, what is happening and where are we now?
Join expert practitioners and APIL senior fellows Brett Dixon and John McQuater for an update on the latest position in relation to QOCS in personal injury claims: Which cases do you need to know...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 24 Feb 2022

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APIL Headline News - February 2022
This webinar will update you on everything you need to know about the work APIL is currently doing to support our members, and to continue to campaign for injured people. The session, presented by APIL...
Mike Benner & Neil McKinley
Free webinar
Publication date: 23 Feb 2022

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Children and liability: Law, practice and procedure
This webinar looks at the law and practice relating to children as claimants and defendants.  It also looks at those cases where allegations are made against those who had care of the...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Feb 2022

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Statements of case, drafting, dangers and pitfalls 2022
This webinar takes a close look at the rules relating to drafting statements of case.  What should be on the claim form? What must the particulars of claim contain? Problem areas in...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 18 Feb 2022

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Do Paul, Polmear and Purchase represent the end for psychiatric injury in clinical negligence?
The central theme of the webinar will be whether Paul, Polmear and Purchase represent the end for psychiatric injury in clinical negligence or the beginning of the end for Taylor v. Novo.  The...
Richard Baker
Webinar
Publication date: 4 Feb 2022

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Wrongful birth claims: Theory, law and practice - The principles and the law: Claims for wrongful birth - A practical review
This brand new two-part series will bring you right up to date on the theory, law and practice in wrongful birth claims.  Part one of this two webinar series will be presented by Dominic Ruck Keene...
Shaheen Rahman QC & Dominic Ruck Keene
Webinar
Publication date: 3 Feb 2022

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Expert witness training: How to write a good CV
This webinar will explore the form and content of a litigation expert's CV and why it should be different from one for a job application. We will also examine why a CV is important for an expert...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Webinar
Publication date: 26 Jan 2022

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Baby loss - part one (the essentials)
This one-hour session will review the essential knowledge a fee earner needs to have in order to investigate baby loss claims.  The session will look at the rise of maternity claims and the media...
Natalie Cosgrove
Webinar
Publication date: 21 Jan 2022

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Avoiding procedural pitfalls in personal injury litigation
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: The problem areas for personal injury litigation – where things go wrong and why Key time...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 20 Jan 2022

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Current issues and hot topics: A discussion with members of APIL's Executive Committee (EC)
***APIL MEMBERS ONLY*** Following on from the success of our first meeting with members of APIL's Executive Committee in July, we are pleased to announce that three webinars have been scheduled for...
Sam Elsby & Jill Greenfield & John Michael Imperato & John McQuater & Suzanne Trask
Free webinar
Publication date: 17 Jan 2022

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Trial bundles in a post Covid landscape
Preparing for trial can be daunting.  One key part on such preparation, is the trial bundle.   Whilst it remains to be seen whether paper bundles will become a thing of the past, this webinar...
Amey Welch
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Jan 2022

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Avoiding problems with limitation and making a Section 33 application
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: Recent cases on limitation The major problem areas of limitation Avoiding problems with...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 13 Jan 2022

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Insolvency for personal injury lawyers
This webinar provides guidance on issues of insolvency for the personal injury practitioner. It looks at the position when the claimant is bankrupt, or subject to the insolvency provisions and then looks...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 16 Dec 2021

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Essential negligence, public liability and occupiers liability case law update - autumn 2021
The essential case law update for autumn 2021 on negligence, public liability and occupiers liability covering: Insurance policies and avoidance of liability What test will the court...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 16 Dec 2021

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Maximising rehabilitation gains in traumatic brain injury cases
This webinar explores the vital importance of early intervention and bespoke and meaningful rehabilitation in catastrophic brain injury cases.  Sarah Griggs, Partner at Irwin Mitchell and...
Sarah Griggs & Mark Holloway
Webinar
Publication date: 15 Dec 2021

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Dealing with psychosomatic and functional symptoms in personal injury litigation
This webinar will explore some of the complexities that arise in cases involving psychosomatic or functional disorders.  Such cases give rise to a number of legal, medical, evidential and practical...
Richard Geraghty
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Dec 2021

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Clinical negligence update - autumn 2021
This webinar will bring you all the very latest for latest for clinical negligence practitioners in 2021 including: Breach of duty Causation Psychiatric injury Loss of...
John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 14 Dec 2021

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Road traffic accidents: Essential case law update - autumn 2021
The essential case law update on road traffic accidents for autumn 2021 covering: Contributory negligence Highway authorities Ice and inclement weather Signage Burden of...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 13 Dec 2021

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Whiplash, mixed injuries and tariff injuries and the valuation problem: Help us help you with seeking a Court of Appeal authority answering that question
The implementation by the government of the Official Injuries Claims Portal has happened. One of the outstanding problems is how a court will approach the valuation of injuries where there is a tariff or...
David Bott & Susan Brown & Brett Dixon & Mark Harvey
Free webinar
Publication date: 13 Dec 2021

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A comprehensive guide to running a successful asbestos claim 2021
This intensive one-day course is aimed at trainees and practitioners wanting to re-skill themselves in this highly technical area of industrial disease practice so they can master the intricacies of...
Daniel Easton & Stephen Glynn
One-day training course
Publication date: 10 Dec 2021

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Contributory negligence recent cases and their practical relevance
After looking at the general principles relating to contributory negligence this webinar reviews recent decisions in relation to contributory negligence. This webinar, presented by experienced and...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 9 Dec 2021

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Accidents at work: the latest
Presented by APIL's joint vice president, Brett Dixon, this virtual event will teach you about the latest developments in employers liability case law this year.  Join us for an in depth...
Brett Dixon
One-day training course
Publication date: 8 Dec 2021

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Costs update 2021 - final quarter
The webinar, presented by APIL vice president Brett Dixon and Gary Barker will cover: Offset of costs against costs Fundamental dishonesty and genuine belief Part 36 enhanced interest on...
Gary Barker & Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 6 Dec 2021

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Applications and interlocutory hearings: a practitioner’s guide
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall will cover: Knowing the rules in relation to applications Evidence in support Cases that help (and those that...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 2 Dec 2021

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Procedure update - autumn 2021
This webinar will bring you right up to date on key procedural topics for personal injury practitioners including:  Service – the latest pitfalls on electronic service Pre-action...
Frances McCarthy & John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 1 Dec 2021

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Anti-money laundering for litigators - does it apply to you in 2021?
This webinar, presented by knowlegeable speaker, Michael Pace, will cover: The 2017 regulations The 2018 'Practice Note' MLRO and AML compliance officers Client due...
Michael Pace
Webinar
Publication date: 26 Nov 2021

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Lessons for experts: Reported cases 2020/2021
The Judiciary are becoming more critical of experts where they fall below the appropriate standards, and recent reported cases highlight these and also give guidance to experts not only on what not to do...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Webinar
Publication date: 25 Nov 2021

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Proving damages
This webinar, presented by experienced and knowledgeable barrister Gordon Exall looks at the challenges facing practitioners having to prove damages at trial. It looks at those cases where claimants...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 25 Nov 2021

Child brain injury conference: Held in association with The Children
Child brain injury conference: Held in association with The Children's Trust
APIL is delighted to be working in conjunction with The Children's Trust on our very first 'Child brain injury conference'. This event will be taking place on a fully virtual platform...
APIL conference
Publication date: 2 Nov 2021

APIL abuse conference 2021 - Held in association with ACAL
APIL abuse conference 2021 - Held in association with ACAL
For the second year running, APIL's 2021 abuse conference will be taking place on a fully virtual platform and once again, we are delighted to bring this packed programme directly to...
APIL conference
Publication date: 15 Jul 2021

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Whiplash - The new changes
Join Brett Dixon and John McQuater for an interactive and informative one day event providing an introduction to the brand new government online portal for dealing with whiplash injury claims and low...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
One-day training course
Publication date: 13 Jul 2021

Advanced brain injury conference 2021
Advanced brain injury conference 2021
APIL's 2021 advanced brain injury conference will be taking place on a fully virtual platform and we are delighted to bring this packed programme directly to your homes and work...
APIL conference
Publication date: 1 Jul 2021

Advanced spinal cord injury conference 2021
Advanced spinal cord injury conference 2021
This year, APIL's advanced spinal cord injury conference will be taking place, via Zoom, on APIL's dedicated conference app. This packed one-day conference will take place...
APIL conference
Publication date: 24 Jun 2021

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Legal training for quantum expert witnesses 2021 (Course 1: Pre-trial and report writing)
The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) is pleased to present the first of two live legal training courses for expert witnesses, geared towards all claimant and defendant experts that advise on...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
One-day training course
Publication date: 27 May 2021

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Whiplash Part 1: The Pre-Action Protocol and the Portal System
Join Brett Dixon and John McQuater for two outline webinars and a detailed day long course to introduce you to the forthcoming government online hub for dealing with whiplash injury claims and low value...
Brett Dixon & John McQuater
Webinar
Publication date: 29 Mar 2021

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Clinical negligence - the basics - law and procedure for investigating clinical negligence claims 2021
This course aims to give an all-round introduction to clinical negligence and explain, based on relevant law and procedure, how such claims should be investigated. Including all the latest cases the...
John McQuater
One-day training course
Publication date: 28 Jan 2021

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Portals, protocols and fast track 2020 (VIRTUAL COURSE)
This is an essential course for anyone running fast track personal injury claims which looks at every stage from entering the claim into the most appropriate protocol, through the protocol stages and CPR,...
John McQuater
One-day training course
Publication date: 8 Oct 2020

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Joint expert discussions (LIVE WEBINAR)
This live webinar, presented by APIL President Sam Elsby and knowledgeable speaker Nicola Heales will cover: What are expert discussions and the Court’s control of expert evidence What is...
Sam Elsby & Nicola Heales
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Jul 2020

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Damages in anticipation of death (LIVE WEBINAR)
This webinar looks at the difficult, but important, issue of how the courts award damages when a claimant has reduced life expectancy as a result of their injuries. What is the effect of a judgment...
Gordon Exall
Webinar
Publication date: 8 Jun 2020

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How to use the Ogden Tables: a practical approach
Following the success of "How to use the Ogden Tables: a practical explanation”, Malcolm Underhill is back to deliver further training and insight, to maximise the benefit of using the Ogden...
Malcolm Underhill
Webinar
Publication date: 13 Mar 2020

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Regulations and duties post Enterprise Act
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 17 Dec 2019

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The Six Pack Regulations Part I
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 17 Dec 2019

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Principles of negligence in employers liability
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Dec 2019

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Using risk assessment to win cases
One of a series of webinars covering the essentials in running and winning employers liability cases in the modern era. Each webinar will focus on the building blocks you need to be successful in these...
Brett Dixon
Webinar
Publication date: 10 Dec 2019

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How to use the Ogden Tables: a practical explanation
With the recent change in the discount rate, now is an ideal time for those new to personal injury and medical negligence, as well as those moving into multitrack work, to understand how to use the Ogden...
Malcolm Underhill
Webinar
Publication date: 11 Oct 2019

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Planning a campaign: timing, tools and techniques
This is the third of a three-part series of webinars designed to put you and your firm on the political map. In this final webinar, Lorraine Gwinnutt, APIL’s Head of Public Affairs, shows you how...
Lorraine Gwinnutt
Webinar
Publication date: 22 Mar 2019