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

APIL quarterly review 2021 - 2nd quarter (FREE webinar)

APIL CPD:
All levels - 1 hour

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

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 new APIL President Neil McKinley and APIL CEO Mike Benner, will cover all the latest happenings at APIL and focus on:

Campaigns:

  • Rebuilding Shattered Lives – campaign development
  • Bereavement Damages – campaign development
  • Damages (Return on Investment) Bill (NI) – key messages
  • Injury Prevention Week 
  • Cold calling campaign
  • Whiplash regulations 

Interventions               

  • Ho v Adelekun
  • McCrossan- Discount Rate NI  
  • Morgan v Dept Infrastructure and MIB NI  

Membership

  • Renewals
  • Accreditation
  • Referrals
  • Figures
  • Recommend an expert

Best practice                   

  • Covid best practice  
  • Development of best practice for the recording of medical examinations
  • Serious Injury Guide 

Consultation roundup

  • DfT Highway Code Rules on safe use rules for automated vehicles (following the outcome of the ALKS consultation)
  • Scottish Government consultation on a  Patient Safety Commissioner 
  • Office for Product Safety and Standards UK Product Safety Review call for evidence
  • Department for Health and Social Care Regulating healthcare professionals, protecting the public

Training and events

  • Clinical negligence, advanced brain and spinal cord injury conferences
  • Virtual events
  • Recorded training
  • Training for experts
  • What's coming up?

Research roundup

  • PPO research update
  • Scottish civil justice statistics
  • Latest data: insurance premiums vs injury costs
  • CRU data on PI claim volumes
  • Bereavement damages polling