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Occupational Disease - Overview

BPP Professional Education
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6 hours
455 GBP excl. VAT
London
Next available date: 09/12/2019 - London

Course description

Occupational Disease - Overview

Occupational disease cases pose substantial problems for litigators, whether on behalf of the claimant or the defendant. The technical detail required often masks the essential points that are the vital signposts to navigating through the difficult areas concerning noise and vibration related injuries, exposure to asbestos or chemicals and upper limb injuries which are covered within this course. In fact most of the problems are common to the many different occupational diseases and it is helpful to look at the problems broadly before applying the principles to particular cases

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This course seeks to provide practical assistance in the pursuance of claims for occupational illness through worked examples.

Training Course Content

Objectives for this course are to be able to identify:What are the hurdles common to all occupational illness claims?What questions should you be looking at to connect the condition to the employment?What considerations should you have for Limitation and Date of Knowledge according to recent caselaw?What issues need to be covered within statements and instructing experts?How can you identify the responsible parties and their insurers?In order to do this, we will be looking at:Applying The Disease and Illness Protocol 2003Recent case law in asbestos, vibration, noise induced hearing loss, stress and upper limb claims, such as the Trigger Litigation, Allison v London Underground (2008) and Baker v Quantum Clothing Ltd (2011)Damages update

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BPP Professional Education

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BPP Professional Education is one of the specialist examination-based and professional development training arm of the BPP Group, Europe's biggest professional education and publishing provider with 2,000 staff members across 40 countries and over 30,000 students per year. BPP Professional Education...


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