2018 Clinical Negligence Conference

Event Details

Course Code: S4094
Speaker: Various
Specialisations: Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Conferences,
Venue: Liverpool Law Society, 2nd Floor Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY
Date: Wednesday, 14 November, 2018
Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Members Price: £205
Non Members Price: £260
Corporate Training Offer: Free
Training Season Ticket: Free

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Event Description

DRAFT PROGRAMME ONLY  - full details coming soon....

9.10– 9.30        Registration & refreshments

9.30– 9.40       Chairpersons opening address ~ HHJ Graham Wood QC

9.40 – 10.15    TBC

10.15 – 11       TBC: 'Anatomy presumed, liability assumed: bile duct injury at cholecystectomy' ~ Professor Graeme Poston

11 – 11.15        Refreshment Break   
11.15 – 12.30  Causation & consent ~ David Pilling

12.30– 1.15     Lunch

1.15 – 2          TBC ~ Simon Royston

2 – 2.45         Costs in clinical negligence cases ~ Professor Dominic Regan 
    The expense of investigating potential claims can be significant. Complexity can mean that some allegations fail to be established. This talk will review the key authorities relevant to costs in this area.
•    The obligation to plan at the outset
•    Costs after partial success
•    The impact of ADR activity
•    Offers to settle
•    When are costs disproportionate?

2.45 – 3.30    Proposals for Reforms ~ Professor Dominic Regan
    The latest on reform proposals will be considered.
•    How will the Jackson fixed costs model apply to clinical negligence?
•    The 2018 ADR review (which the speaker is advising upon)
•    Capping compensation?
•    A new discount rate

3.30        Chair summary & close

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