Valuing general damages

Valuing general damages

Learn about valuing general damages methodically, using the available evidence, the Judicial College Guidelines and case law to support your valuation.

Valuing general damages also covers mitigation of loss, interest, the eggshell skull rule and valuing when there are multiple injuries.
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Who is it for?

Suitable for trainee solicitors, paralegals, litigation assistants and claims handlers.

Quantum training suite

This bundle of 8 courses provides an introduction to valuing quantum in personal injury claims. 

You can purchase a licence for a single course or for our full Quantum Training Suite.

If you have any questions on our Quantum Training Suite, please contact Kath Kinch on

Phone: 0114 273 8300
Email: Kath@KinchRobinson.com

Course content

E-learning overview

This e-learning course provides an introduction to valuing general damages in a personal injury claim.

It looks at the evidence needed and the  tools you should use. The course includes practical exercises to test your understanding.

Content

  • Evidence
    • The medical report
    • Witness evidence
    • Photographs
    • Cross-referencing
  • Using a template
  • Using the Judicial College Guidelines
  • Case law
  • Valuation exercises
  • Mitigation of loss
  • Eggshell skull rule
  • Valuing damages when there are multiple injuries
  • Interest on general damages

Outcomes

After you have completed this course, you will:

  • approach the valuation of general damages in a methodical way
  • understand how to use the Judicial College Guidelines
  • understand how to research case law to support your valuation
  • know how to approach valuation when there are multiple injuries

Delegates

Trainee solicitors, paralegals, litigation assistants, claims handlers

Duration

30 minutes

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