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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast provides an in-depth discussion of the latest edition of the Ogden tables that were released in May 2007. This podcast will be of use to practitioners that deal with personal injury and fatal accident cases and also those who are just starting to practice in the area. It will discuss recent judicial interpretations of the tables and also discuss how they are applied to calculate damages.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know what the Ogden tables are and what they are used for;
  • Understand why they were changed in May 2007;
  • Understand the previous edition of the Ogden tables' approach to contingencies other than mortality;
  • Know the new approach to contingencies other than mortality;
  • Know the definitions of key words used in the new Ogden tables;
  • Understand the significance of the recent ruling in Conner v Bradman [2007] EWHC 2789 (QB);
  • Appreciate who will be benefit from the new Ogden tables;
  • Understand how to apply the tables to a personal injury case;
  • Hear a worked example of a straightforward personal injury case;
  • Understand how to handle a claim where the Claimant would have received salary increases;
  • Understand when it would be appropriate to use the Ogden tables in a fatal accident case.
Level:
Complex Difficulty: 4 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • http://www.gad.gov.uk/documents/ogden_tables_6th_edition.pdf;
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1995;
  • Fatal Accidents Act 1976;
  • Conner v Bradman & Company Limited [2007] EWHC 2789 (QB);
  • Cookson v Knowles [1979] AC 556;
  • Harris v Empress Motors [1984] 1 WLR 212.

In this CPDCast, Richard Campbell discusses the the sixth edition of the Ogden tables, namely the new approach to contingencies other mortality. Practical advice is given on how to apply the tables to both personal injury cases and fatal accidents. It also examines the recent case of Connor v Bradman & Company Limited [2007] EWHC 2789 (QB).

Podcast Added: 07/04/2010

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