Dr Nicholas Bevan

Dr Nicholas Bevan
www.nicholasbevan.com

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

ASBESTOS DISEASE TRAINING IN JERSEY

It is a pleasure to have Daniel Easton join me in Jersey to co present on asbestos related disease claims for the Jersey Personal Injury and Medico Legal Society.  This is a fascinating area of the law and a really tricky area of practice and it will be very interesting to compare experiences in this very different jurisdiction.

We plan the following programme:

09.00 
Registration
09.30
Introduction – scene setting
Basics on asbestos and its uses
The hazard presented / asbestos related diseases
10.45
Refreshment break
11.00


Establishing liability
Developing knowledge of the hazard
Evolving regulatory control
Duty of Care: to whom is the duty owed?
Foreseeability, just how much foresight?
The significance of UK statutory duties
Discussion: comparison with Jersey legislative and customary law
13.00
Lunch
14.00


Causation and Insurance issues
Causation, but for test and divisibility and apportionment
The special modified rule
Contributory negligence
Asymptomatic illnesses, pleural plaques, Johnston v NEI
14.45
Insurer liability, anomalies between public and employers liability
The new equitable right of contribution, Zurich v IEG UKSC 2015
Tracing UK insurers, transfer of third party rights
DMPS scheme and other state benefits
15.15
UK Procedural issues
Jurisdiction and applicable law
Limitation issues
Disease and Illness Pre-action Protocol & Meso Practice Direction
15.45
Refreshment break
16.00
Implications for Jersey
Discussion / Q&A around UK procedures and quantum issues
17.00
Close

To book a place please download the application form from the JPIMS website. Link to JPIMS website

No comments:

Post a comment