Zenith PI Group has a series of lectures covering key areas of law and medicine.

  • Cancer, Causation and the Courts.

  • Anything & Everything you wanted to know about A&E but were afraid to ask.

  • Going Under- Anaesthesia and the Law.

  • Constitutional changes in the spine and the impact on damages.

All of these courses can be booked by following the link here.

All the talks cost £25 and are at the


“Cancer, Causation and the Courts” A talk by Dr Andrew Proctor, Consultant Oncologist followed by Gordon Exall and Helen Rutherford.

25 MAY 2017

16:00 – 18:00

This course:

  • Gives a medical explanation of the nature of the most common types of cancer.
  • Explains the systems and procedure in the NHS for dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
  • Looks at the leading cases in relation to causation and cancer in the context of clinical negligence and industrial disease.
  • Looks at the practical steps that lawyers can take place when dealing with issues relating to cancer and causation.

(All the proceeds from this talk are being sent to Macmillan Cancer Support).

 Anything & Everything you wanted to know about A & E but were afraid to ask”

08 JUNE 2017

16:00 – 18:00

by Dr Pete Cutting, A & E Consultant, followed by Colin Richmond and Catherine Duffy

Dr Cutting will talk about common injuries seen in  A & E, including facial injuries, upper and lower limb injuries; how head injuries are assessed and also the interpretation of A & E records. This talk will assist all P.I. practitioners and will be followed by a talk by Catherine Duffy and Colin Richmond on how this information can be practically applied in P.I. claims and how it can assist in the recovery of damages.

 “Going under – Anaesthesia and the Law”

22 JUNE 2017

16:00 – 18:00

by Dr Dave Booth, Consultant Anaesthetist, followed by Ruwena Khan and Christopher Rafferty

Dr Booth will be speaking on operating theatre and risk management procedures and patient consent from a medical/anaesthetic perspective. This will be followed by a talk by Ruwena Khan and Chris Rafferty on Consent in Clinical Negligence Claims – the world post-Montgomery”

“Constitutional Changes in the Spine and the impact on damages”

06 JULY 2017

16:00 – 18:00

by Mr Nigel Gummerson, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon followed by Vilma Vodanovic and Bronia Hartley

Mr Gummerson will talk primarily about degenerative disc disease and the natural history of the degenerative spine but also the lower energy injury to the spine (commonly seen arising from accidents at work) and how this may impact on the long term natural history, from both a purely medical and also medico-legal perspective.  This will be followed by a talk by Vilma and Bronia on how to deal with personal injury claims where the ongoing effects from degenerative changes overlap with those arising from the injury sustained in the accident and how best to maximise recoverable damages.


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