General Damages, Pain Suffering & Loss of Amenity-The Essentials




General Damages, Pain Suffering & Loss of Amenity – The Essentials is a Level 1: Introductory webinar

This webinar will examine the principles and cases that inform the most fundamental issue in personal injury claims; the award for pain suffering and loss of amenity. How can we maximise the Claimant’s award and what are the important issues?

After watching our Webinar you will have learnt:

  • The basis of assessment of pain and suffering and loss of amenity
  • The role of the Judicial Studies Guidelines in assessing a realistic PSLA award
  • The role of effective case law research in assessing a realistic PSLA award
  • The key issues relevant to exacerbation when assessing PSLA awards
  • The key issues relevant to acceleration when assessing PSLA awards
  • The General Damage heads of loss that can realistically be claimed
  • The principles relevant when assessing general damages where there are multiple injuries

We will be discussing: 

  • Pain and Suffering
    • Basis of assessment
    • Judicial College Guidelines
    • Case Law
    • Gender
    • Evidence
    • Distress
    • Exacerbation and acceleration
  • Loss of Amenity
    • Basis of assessment
    • Case Law
  • General Damages
    • Heads of loss
    • Maximising damages
  • Multiple Injury Claims
    • Quantification
    • Discount for multiple Injuries?

Book this Webinar if you want to be able to:

  • Advise Claimants on the basis of assessment for PSLA and the elements that are subjective and those that are objective
  • Advise Claimants on the realistic value of any PSLA award
  • Advise Claimants on settlement proposals from the Defendant
  • Make effective settlement proposals to the Defendant
  • Obtain instructions on and make a claim for all possible heads of general damages
  • Advise the Claimant on a realistic valuation of general damages where there are multiple injuries
  • Conduct effective settlement negotiations in cases where there are multiple injuries


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:

General Damages, Pain Suffering & Loss of Amenity-The EssentialsNicky 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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