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An introduction to Professional Negligence claims arising out of Personal Injury claims

An introduction to Professional Negligence claims arising out of Personal Injury claims

16 Apr 2019, 17:00 - 19:00

Hardwicke, Hardwicke Building, New Square, Lincoln's Inn,London , WC2A 3SB

Many professional negligence claims arise out of the mishandling of personal injury claims.  In this seminar, Aneurin Moloney, Helena Drage and Jasmine Murphy will guide you through how to avoid the elephant traps by covering the following topics:

Liability:

• Missing limitation and under-settlement
• Limitation arguments
• Failure to mitigate and pursuing the original defendant
• Scope of the duty and standard of care
• Lessons to be learned from Perry v Raleys Solicitors

Quantum:

• Loss of a chance
• Timing of likely settlement/trial
• Retrospective valuations
• Late evidence/worsening of claimant’s condition
• Deductions from the award in the personal injury claim
• Interest

Pre-action, tactics and disclosure:

• Using the Protocol to your advantage
• Letters of claim/response
• Disclosure
• Evidence
• Settlement

17:00: Registration

17:30: Presentations

19:00: Drinks and Canapés

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