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Liability in RTA cases

Synopsis

This module covers the legal basis for RTA claims, the relevance of case law and the Highway Code and the importance of evidence gathering.
 


Outcomes

As a result of the course, you will be better at:

  • analysing the facts in RTA cases
  • identifying claims with good prospects of success
  • selecting evidence appropriately
  • understanding and using key legal concepts and language
  • progressing claims efficiently

Content

  • Understanding driving risk
  • Negligence in RTAs - breach of duty of care and causation
  • Identifying liability and contributory negligence
    • Developing a methodical and lawyerly approach
    • Using the Highway Code
    • Understanding how to use case law
    • Evidence gathering
  • Assessing liability in different cases
    • Accident on a country lane
    • Hazard on a dual carriageway
    • Accident on a roundabout
  • Trial reconstruction
    • Understanding how the evidence plays out in court
  

Format

Interactive workshop based on:

  • animated accident reconstructions
  • document-based case studies
  • courtroom reconstruction
  • Online assessments with tracking and reporting. They cover a range of scenarios, e.g. roundabouts, traffic lights, junctions, LVI, etc. We can create new scenarios to meet your training needs.

     

    Duration

    Workshop - 6 hours

    Online assessments - 30 - 60 minutes each

    Delegates

    Solicitors, legal executives and paralegals handling fast track RTA claims.

    Maximum 12 per course

    Tutors

    Katy Rafter

    Olivia Checa-Dover

    Roxanne Frantzis

 

 

 

 

To discuss how we can help call Linda Moran on 0114 273 8300.