Fatals Seminar

Date

Thursday 13th February 2020

Time

2.30pm - 5.30pm

Venue

The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL

The programme is as follows:

TimeTopic
3.00Who’s in and who’s out?Steven Snowden QC.
Steven will look at the different categories of individuals who can be classed as dependents.
3.20Dependency: Breaking the MouldHarry Steinberg QC and Aliyah Akram
Harry and Aliyah will explore the meaning of dependency and deliver a critical analysis of Rupasinghe v West Herts Hospital.
3.50
Parallel session
Pension dependency in fatal claims – tending the golden gooseBrian McCluggage.
Brian will look at maximising/minimising pension claims.- OR –The fundamentals of Fatal accident claimsVanessa Cashman.
Vanessa will look at the basic principles of pursuing/defending these claims (aimed at those with less experience).
4.20Break
4.35
Parallel session
Looking into the crystal ballDavid White.
David will look at pursuing and defending claims for “speculative” future losses.- OR –Lost years v Fatals claims for Claimants suffering with cancerJohn Paul Swoboda.
John Paul will look at the merits of these alternative claims for those with short life expectancies.
5.05Panel session with Q&A – including a short presentation by David Sanderson: Apportionment – problems and solutions
Delegates are invited to submit questions/topics in advance, as well as ask them on the day.
5.30Drinks

We have limited space and this invitation is intended for the addressee only – please follow the link below to reserve your place.

This event will be accredited with 2 APIL CPD points.