ZENITH PERSONAL INJURY ANNUAL UPDATE LECTURE: SEE THE PICTURES – DO THE QUIZ

Over a 100 people attended our annual update on the 22nd November.  Thanks to everyone who attended. We hope you had as good as time as we did.  Here are a few pictorial highlights.

The course was opened by Gordon who explained that if people stayed to the end they would get Smarties.

Gordon

 

This is Colin talking not Justin.  Justin was late – due to an accident at work obviously…

Colin2

 

Ruwena had the difficult job of talking about proportionality, she got the balance just right.

Ru1

 

Vilma had photos of her journey into work that morning

Lecture 2

We were pleased to welcome Sue Smith from Alpha Costs on “What your Costs Lawyer Really Wants you to Know” (“Costs are not boring they are exciting”).

Lecture 6

 

 

TRY OUR QUIZ

PERSONAL INJURY QUIZ 2018: (NOT TO BE TAKEN TOO SERIOUSLY. NO CASH PRIZES).

  1. What is the current discount rate to be applied to multipliers in personal injury cases? (10 points)

  1. Using that rate (and without cheating)– what is the appropriate lifetime multiplier for a 10 year old male? (10 points. 5 points if within 5 years of correct multipliers)

  1. Using that rate – what is the appropriate lifetime multiplier for a 25 year old female?

(10 points. 5 points if within 5 years of correct multipliers)

  1. The Court of Appeal held its first “live” streamed case last Thursday – can you name the football club involved (10 points)

  1. In a recent case an expert was cross-examined by counsel and thereafter sent an email to that counsel. What was the one word that that email contained (10 points)

  1. What is the limitation period for a child if:

  • Injured on an airplane? (5 points)

  • Injured on a hot air balloon. (5 points)

  • Injured on boat (on the sea). (5 points)

  1. In Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Ltd v Khan & Ors [2018] EWHC 2581 (QB) a solicitor was sentenced for contempt of court for forging a signature and persuading a doctor to change the terms of a medical report:

  • What sentence did the solicitor receive? (5 points)

  • The doctor was also sentenced what did he receive? (5 points)

  1. In the Liverpool Victoria case the doctor gave evidence as to how many reports he did a year. How many was this? (10 points).

  1. In Herbert v HH Law Ltd [2018] EWHC 580 (QB) Mr Justice Soole upheld a judge’s reduction of 100% from a (post LAPSO) success fee.  What was the success fee reduced to?  (10 points).

10. Goldscheider v The Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation [2018] EWHC 687 (QB) involved a claimant suffering a hearing loss. What instrument did the claimant play? (If any – this could be a trick question) (10 points).

 

The highest possible mark was 105. The winning team scored 60, the losing team 20. Being nice people we gave prizes to the team that came first in the quiz (for being clever) and those who came last (for being honest).

Rolos

 

Gordon was not joking about the Smarties.

 

Smarties

Look carefully and you can see a candidate from the Apprentice.

Lecture 3

Coffee breaks are sacrosanct.

Lecture 4

Peter Yates was careful to tell the audience that he was much better looking than this photograph was going to suggest.

Lecture 5

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