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Recent cases in fatal accident litigation – what can we learn from them

All levels - 1 hour

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

This webinar looks at recent developments in fatal accident litigation and what we can learn from them.

In addition to cases of damages, liability and procedure it looks at particular issues of costs relating to fatal accident claims. 

Topics considered include:

  • Fatal accident damages when the deceased person ran a business, Paramount Shopfitting Company -v- Rix.
  • Does the “standard” approach to the dependency calculation always apply? Chouza -v- Martins 
  • What is the appropriate approach when the deceased person is a “carer”? Steve Hill Ltd -v- Witham [2021] EWCA Civ 1312.
  • Irrecoverable heads of loss, Blake -v- Mad Max 
  • Provisional damages and fatal accidents. The decision in Green -v- Vickers Defence Systems.
  • Limitation, fatal accidents and Section 33 – Tyers -v- Aegis Defence Systems.
  • Investigating fatal accidents and costs. Hourly rates and attending the inquest.  Briley -v- Leicester Partnership NHS Trust.


1 person - member/accredited firm: £75 + VAT
1 person - non-member: £100 + VAT
Small office (2 - 6 people): £115 + VAT
Large office (7 people or more): £170 + VAT
Whole organisation (All staff at all offices): £340 + VAT


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25 Sep 2023

On-demand recording
From 25 Sep 2023 to 25 Mar 2024