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How to Handle Admissions of Liability

While an admission of liability is often viewed positively by the client, it does create certain complexities for you, as the Claimant’s solicitor.

If you want to know more about handling admissions of liability in personal injury claims, we have a new webinar for you: Admissions of Liability – From Portal to Part 7.

Admissions of liability – from Portal to Part 7

If a Defendant admits liability, you need to know what to do next. There are various factors that must be taken into consideration. If you do not have the correct knowledge to hand, you could put yourself in aHow to Handle Admissions of Liability vulnerable position.

The first question that must be assessed is – is the admission actually an admission? There are distinct features that distinguish an offer from an admission, and you must know how to recognise these.

If it is indeed an admission, then has it been made on a Without Prejudice basis? If so, what does this mean for your client?

Admissions of liability can happen both inside and outside the Portal, and pre and post proceedings.

Again, all of these things influence the way in which the claim proceeds.

Finally, what happens if there is an application to resile from an admission? In these situations, there are certain procedural requirements to follow. Case law also has a bearing on the issue. If you have the necessary expertise, you can advise on the application’s chances of success.

Our webinar takes you through all of this and more, ensuring you know exactly what to do when faced with an admission of liability.

Who’s it for?

This is a Level 2: Experienced Practitioner webinar. This means it is not suitable for junior/less experienced team members.

How can I watch this webinar?

This webinar will be broadcast live on Monday, 1st April 2019 at 1:00 pm. It will be hosted by MASS trainer Nicky Carter.

If you cannot make this time, or the date has already passed, you can always watch a recorded version. We record all our webinars and make them available for viewing 24 hours after the live presentation.

Cost of MASS webinars

To watch this webinar, the cost for MASS members is £75 for a single view and £150 for a group view. For non-MASS members, the cost for a single view is £95 and £190 for a group view.

Contact us now

Ready book this webinar? Simply book online or fill in our booking form and return it to Elena@masstraining.org.uk

Or if you would like to find out more about MASS Training, call us on 0117 9259612 or complete our free online enquiry form and we will be in touch.

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