A comprehensive guide to the very first stage of the Employers’ Liability and Public Liability (ELPL) Portal. This 1-hour session will cover topics and case law regarding ELPL Portal, for example:
- Valuation and Consideration of the Claim
- CNF- Form filling-Reject Options
- Electronic Acknowledgment
- Insurer Liability Response
- Liability Admitted?
- Exits- if ,how and when
- Costs within and outside the process
Objectives of this course are as follows:
- Be aware of the cases that need to be commenced in the Portal
- Be aware of the costs consequences of failing to commence claims within the Portal
- Be aware of the key requirements in the Protocol in relation to upper and lower valuation of claim and the implications for costs.
- Be aware of the key issues and best practice when completing the CNF
- Be aware of the key issues for Insurers rejection of the CNF and best practice for dealing with rejects
- Be aware of the timing and Insurer obligations and options on receipt of the CNF
- Be aware of the meaning of a liability admission in the Portal and the options for resiling from Portal admissions
- Be aware of the correct Portal procedure where there are limitation issues
Find Stage 2 here. Stage 3 will be released in November 2021.
What are the requirements?
- Watch the recorded webinars and review the documents.
- This course provides 1 CPD points
- On completion of this course you will:
- • Be able to advise Claimants on the appropriate procedure for commencement of the claim
- • Be able to advise on the costs consequences for cases not commenced within the Portal
- • Be able to fully complete the CNF and adopt best practice
- • Be able to advise the Claimant on the Insurer obligations and timing once the CNF is sent to the insurer.
- • Be able to advise the Claimant on the Insurers admission of liability following the submission of the CNF and the possibilities of the insurer resiling from the admission.
- • Be able to take effective steps to commence protective proceedings in Portal cases.
- • Be able to advise the Claimant on the implications of issues such as contributory negligence, fraud and small claims track value being raised by the Insurers.
- • Be able to ensure that all opportunities for Exit at Stage 1 of the process are signposted and acted upon within relevant time limits.
What is the target audience?
- Personal Injury Practitioners