Lost Years Claims

Guidance regarding claims arising out of shortened life expectancy

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Course Overview

Exploring claims arising out of shortened life expectancy, this webinar will focus on eligibility to bring claims and the methods by which the courts assess damages including available surplus & adjusting the multiplier.

During this session, Aneurin Moloney of Hardwicke Chambers will discuss the case of Croke v Wiseman [1982] 1 WLR 71 and how claims brought by child claimants with no dependants technically should not succeed. Consideration will also be given to the cases of Iqbal v Whipps Cross University NHS Trust [2007] and JR v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2017]

Suitable for claimant and defendant practitioners of any level, this session will offer an invaluable insight or reminder into lost years claims for those in personal injury and clinical negligence practice.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have considered issues relating to eligibility in lost years claims
  • • Be familiar with the calculation used in lost years claims
  • • Be aware of practical considerations when handing lost years claims

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for claimant and defendant clinical negligence practitioners of all levels including paralegals, trainees and qualified solicitors


About Instructor - Aneurin Moloney

Aneurin specialises in clinical negligence and personal injury claims. His clinical negligence practice covers a wide range of medical disciplines. He is regularly instructed in claims arising out of delays in diagnosing cancer, delays in diagnosing neurological conditions (such as stroke and subarachnoid haemorrhage), surgical errors, and hospital acquired infections.

Aneurin’s clinical negligence practice is largely focussed on clinical negligence claims, and he is a specialist in this area.  His practice is predominantly claimant based, although he is also instructed on behalf of NHS Trusts and individual doctors.

Aneurin handles a wide variety of personal injury claims from fast track work to the higher courts. He has particular experience in stress at work cases, but is also instructed in road trac accidents, occupiers’ liability claims, and EL/PL claims. His clinical negligence experience makes Aneurin well placed to deal with complex causation and quantum issues.Aneurin is instructed in product liability claims, and has particular experience in claims arising from defective medical products.

He has recently been instructed as junior counsel (led by Jacqueline Perry QC) in a series of cases arising out of the use of polypropylene mesh in medical devices.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    16 Page


  • Quiz


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