An Introduction to Winning Package Holiday Claims

Event Details

Course Code: S4095
Speaker: Nicky Carter
Specialisations: Personal Injury, Civil Litigation,
Venue: Liverpool Law Society, 2nd Floor Helix, Edmund Street, Liverpool, L3 9NY
Date: Thursday, 12 July, 2018
Time: 12:00 - 15:15

Members Price: £105
Non Members Price: £150
Corporate Training Offer: Free
Training Season Ticket: Free

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Event Description

Level: Introductory

This course is aimed at those new to Package Holiday Claims.  There is an increasing amount of work in this area which is not subject to fixed costs.

Dealing with accidents that happen in other jurisdictions can be fraught with difficulty
When do the Package Tour Regulations apply? What are the provisions and when do other Conventions or regulations apply?

This seminar will get you up to speed with all the relevant considerations and update you on what’s important in this fast moving practice area. Including…….

Learning Objectives
•    Be aware of the latest decisions in this fast moving area
•    Be aware of the impact of game changing cases like Wood v TUI on liability arguments
•    Be aware when strict liability may apply
•    Be aware of the importance  of Local standards evidence
•    Be familiar with HACCP evidence and effectively assess it.
•    Be able to apply the arguments in the latest cases to win cases
•    Know the important evidence to collect
•    Be able to meet causation arguments effectively and assess the importance of HACCP         evidence
•    Be able to argue strict liability when appropriate
•    Be able to give effective liability prospects advice

Covering the following:

•     When do the Regulations Apply?

–    Basic five elements
–    Local Standards?  Lougheed v On The Beach Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 1538, Japp v Virgin Holidays Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1371
–    Statutory defences and contributory negligence
•    Athens Convention?
•    Strict Liability?
–    Breach of the implied condition in the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 s.4(2) that goods supplied under a contract should be of satisfactory quality.  Wood vTUI Travel Plc (t/a First Choice) [2017] EWCA Civ1
•    Food poisoning
–    Evidence
–    Causation
–    Credibility
•    Diving –in and swimming
–    Volenti
–    Contributory negligence
•    Activities
•    Investigation
•    Causation
•    Experts
•    Procedure
–    Jurisdiction- Winrow v Hemphill & Anor. [2014] EWHC 3164 (QB).
–    Rome II
•    Costs regime-QUOWCS application Wagenaar v Weekend Travel Ltd t/a Ski Weekend [2014] EWCA Civ 1105, [2014] All ER (D) 24 (Aug)).

Nicky Carter MA, Solicitor has over 20 years experience as Claimant personal injury lawyer for some of the country's leading personal injury firms. Nicky is currently working as a Consultant and legal author for several national firms and organisations.

 Please note, if traveling by train, Liverpool Lime Street Station will be closed from 2nd June till 29th July. For further information see:

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