Accidents at Work - Establishing Liability

Essential guidance for those representing clients who have had accidents in the workplace

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Course Overview

Essential for PI practitioners of all levels, this webinar will examine the best arguments and tactics to use when acting for clients who have had accidents in the workplace.


Lecturer Nicky Carter will discuss how to identify cases with strong prospects of success and how to determine what arguments are the most effective depending on the circumstances.


During this 30-minute session, the following topics will also be considered:
The provisions of s69 of The Enterprise and Regulatory Act 2013
The Relevance of the Regulations passed under s47 of The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSWA)
The current statutory protection for those suffering accidents at work
The possible allegations to be made in accident at work cases
The court’s latest accident at work decisions
Common law arguments relevant to accidents at work

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • Have a greater understanding of s.69 of The Enterprise and Regulatory Act 2013 and feel confident applying this knowledge to your current caseload
  • Be able to determine the prospects of success for an accident at work claim and provide realistic advice concerning prospects of recovery
  • Know how to manage client expectations in accident at work cases re contributory negligence
  • Have greater confidence when drafting allegations in accident at work cases

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for PI practitioners of all levels

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About Instructor - Nicky Carter

Nicky has over 20 years experience as a claimant PI lawyer and works with a number of leading national firms and regularly presents courses for several of the country's largest providers of legal training. In addition she lectures on the BPTC and in the coming months will be lecturing on the CILEX level 3 and level 6 courses.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar
    00:32:09

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    31 Page

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