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

Personal injury update - spring 2020 (ON-DEMAND FULL DAY TRAINING COURSE)

All levels - 6 hours

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


Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, APIL regrettably had to cancel the majority of the ‘Spring PI update’ series.  

However, we are delighted to announce that the course is now available to view via an online recording and you can purchase the recording and listen to exactly the same presentations, at your leisure, as if you had been there on the day!

Brett Dixon and John McQuater will guide you through the following important topics:

Session 1: Negligence, occupiers' liability, public liability and RTAs

  • Occupiers liability and how to use risk assessment to deal with obvious risk cases
  • Consumer Protection Act cases and evidencing defects
  • Road traffic accidents and contributory negligence

Session 2: Employer's liability and a quiz!

  • Reasonable practicability
  • Work at height
  • The non-delegable duty of care post Enterprise Act

Session 3: Procedure

  • Strike out for non-attendance
  • Recording of medical examinations
  • QOCS
  • Contempt of court applications pre-proceedings
  • Inferences
  • Changing medical experts

Session 4: Costs and damages

  • Costs issues including staying in and out of the portal
  • Damages
  • Taxi drivers and hire
  • The status of the Judicial College Guidelines
  • Abuse damages
  • Blamire awards
  • Loss of earnings

Upon completion of the online course and workshops, you will be awarded 6 CPD hours. 



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