Maximising Damages in Personal Injury Cases

Tips, tricks and tactics to maximise damages in personal injury cases

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Course Overview

Delivered by barrister Adam Gadd of Pump Court Chambers, this 60-minute webinar is intended to provide those acting on behalf of claimants with the tips, tricks and tactics needed in order to maximise the amount of damages recovered in personal injury cases.

During this webinar, Adam will highlight the importance of information gathering when putting together any personal injury claim in terms of quantum and will consider the following heads of loss and will provide advice on how to maximise each one:
  •  General Damages
  •  Loss of Earnings
  •  Loss of Pension
  •  Care
  •  Accommodation costs
  •  Aids and equipment
  •  DIY
  •  Travel
  •  Medication and treatment
  •  Increased holiday costs
  •  Miscellaneous expenses

In addition, Adam will also discuss the issues surrounding interest and why it is always worth making a Part 36 offer.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar and review the supporting documentation
  • This course provides 1 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be familiar with the various heads of loss and have received invaluable guidance on how to maximise damages in personal injury cases
  • • Feel confident in your ability to obtain the maximum amount of compensation when acting for claimants in personal injury cases

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for qualified personal injury practitioners

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About Instructor - Adam Gadd

Adam is the head of Pump Court Chambers Personal Injury Practice Group and a member of the Executive Committee of the Personal Injury Bar Association.  Adam specialises in all types of personal injury litigation and is regularly instructed both in an advisory capacity and as an advocate in the civil courts and tribunals at all levels.  Adam frequently acts in matters where injury and damages arise out of road traffic accidents and has particular expertise in personal injury fraud cases and has acted for both claimants and insurers in such cases.

Adam regularly delivers seminars and publishes articles on his areas of expertise and frequently contributes to the PI Brief Update Law Journal.  In 2012 Adam became the assistant editor of the Counsel's Remuneration section of Butterworth's Costs Service. 

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar
    01:07:16

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    49 Page

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