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committed to injured people

Proving damages - Part of the damages series 2024

All levels - 1 hour

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

This is a series of webinars looking at the basic elements of major heads of damages for personal injury, with a particular emphasis on those claims in the intermediate and multi track.  In addition to looking at essential elements it looks at recent cases to illustrate in a practical way how damages are established (or not established) at trial.

A claim for damages is largely academic, and potentially harmful, if a claimant cannot prove the damages claimed.

The webinar looks at the challenges facing practitioners having to prove damages at trial.  The question of whether the damages claim will be proven is central to 
The webinar  looks at those cases where claimants have failed to establish damage, or key heads of loss and the practical steps that can be taken to ensure that losses are established at trial.

It also looks at the dangers of claiming damages that cannot, in fact, be proven. These include the risk of an allegation of fundamental dishonesty.

  • How are damages proven at trial?
  • What do you do if you cannot prove a loss
  • The dangers of “underpleading” your case
  • The dangers of “overpleading” your case


This webinar is part of an eight-part series.

Further webinars in this series include:

Damages for pain and suffering

Damages for loss of earnings

Damages for the self-employed and those involved in entertainment and sport

Damages for care: Recent cases and their significance for practitioners

Accommodation and appliance claims

Periodical payments and provisional damages

Dealing with the counter-schedule and counter-arguments in relation to damages

Proving damages


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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


All people registered for live webinars will automatically be emailed details to view the on-demand learining following the webinar, whether you view live or not. Webinar recordings are available to view for up to six months.

21 Mar 2024

On-demand recording
From 21 Mar 2024 to 21 Sep 2024