Care Claims: All you need to know


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This is a Level 1: Introductory webinar

Calculating claims for Care and Assistance in Personal Injury cases can be challenging:

What is the basis of recovery? How to calculate the value of the care if provided by friends and family? Must the claimant pay the sums recovered to the care giver?

This webinar looks at Care Claims in lower value PI claims, both within and outside the Portals.

After watching our Webinar you will have learnt:

  • The effect of the test for recovering for gratuitous care in individual cases
  • The methodology to effectively calculate a Care Claim
  • The relevance of evidence of relatives and friends visiting the Claimant in hospital and its impact on any Care Claim
  • The issues relevant to arguments from the defendant that the Care rate should be discounted
  • The provisions of the Portal in respect of Care Claims

 We will be discussing:

  • What is the test for recovering care?
    • Practical application of the legal test
  • Calculating the care
    • Hospital Visits?
  • Appropriate Rates-all the issues
  • Discounting gratuitous care?
    • Carer’s other losses ?
  • Portal Issues
    • Statements
    • Exits?

 Book this Webinar if you want to be able to:

  • Advise effectively on recoverability of sums for Care given gratuitously
  • Select the appropriate hourly Care rate likely to be recoverable
  • Make realistic calculations of the likely amounts to be recovered
  • Advise on the likely sums recoverable for gratuitous Care provided on hospital visits
  • Advise on the likelihood of any reduction in the commercial sums claimed for gratuitous Care
  • Formulate effective and successful Care Claims within the low value Portals


This webinar is now available as a recording and you can access it whenever you wish. The recording link can be accessed for a whole year after the initial presentation. Our delegates will also receive the power point presentation slides used by our trainer during the webinar presentation.

Your Trainer:

Care Claims: All you need to knowNicky Carter is a self-employed Solicitor and Legal Trainer and has been delivering training for us since 2010.



Prices for MASS Members are £75 for a single view and £150 for a group view

Prices for Non Members are £95 for a single view and £190 for a group view

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