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

Accidents at work 2020

Accidents at work 2020
Smaller courses may be presented by only one speaker
APIL CPD:
All levels - 6 hours

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

Presented by Brett Dixon and Cenric-Clement Evans, this fully updated one-day course returns, focusing on the topical areas you need to know to understand to win cases as well as in-depth case law updates.

Vicarious liability

  • The latest from the Supreme Court on:
    • The sufficiently close connection test
    • The relationship between the wrongdoer and the party said to be vicariously liable
  • Sexual assault in a workplace environment

Work at Height Regulations 2005

  • The basics of the duties in work at height cases
  • Overlap with other regulations
  • What duties are there?
  • How should they be used to win your cases?

Regulations and case law update

  • Do regulations apply to decisions taken by UK employers when the employees are abroad?
  • More on risk assessment and its central role in safeguarding employees from foreseeable risk
  • Reasonable practicability
  • Contributory negligence in EL cases
  • Carbon monoxide exposure in the workplace
  • Using inferences and when they are available – the latest from the court of appeal
  • Causation in psychiatric injury claims
  • Accidents in work car parks
  • Assaults in care facilities
  • Developments in parent company liability
  • Employers responsibility for slips on snow and ice outside the workplace
  • Accidents in the workplace involving horses

 Post Enterprise Act case watch

  • The latest cases
  • What are the courts doing?
  • Are they accepting the argument that the regulations matter  

Cost:

Corporate accredited firm: £205 + VAT
APIL member: £240 + VAT
Non-member: £355 + VAT

Manchester
02 Jun 2020
Venue TBC

Nottingham
15 Jun 2020
Venue TBC

Belfast
19 Jun 2020
Venue TBC

Edinburgh
26 Jun 2020
Venue TBC

Bristol
30 Jun 2020
Venue TBC

London
07 Jul 2020

Tweets from @apiltraining