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

Material contribution to injury - where are we in 2024?

All levels - 1 hour

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

"Good presentation, very enthusiastic speaking from John"

This webinar will explore when and how to establish causation on the basis of material contribution to injury and deal with the latest from 2023 and amongst other matters:

John will cover:

  • Factual causation: Role and context in the tort of negligence
  • Distinguishing legal causation and scope of duty from factual causation
  • When does the test of material contribution apply?
  • What makes a contribution to injury material?
  • Divisible and indivisible injuries (does the distinction matter any longer)?
  • The origin of the law on establishing causation by material contribution
  • The development of the law from industrial disease to clinical negligence (and other) claims
  • The distinction between material contribution and material increase to risk
  • Are there now different ways of establishing causation?
  • Latest cases and developments in this area of the law


1 person - member/accredited firm: £85 + VAT
1 person - non-member: £115 + VAT
Small office (2 - 6 people): £150 + VAT
Large office (7 people or more): £185 + VAT
Whole organisation (All staff at all offices): £375 + VAT


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22 Apr 2024

On-demand recording
From 22 Apr 2024 to 22 Oct 2024