Illegality in PI Claims- from Liability to Losses: Problem Solving




This webinar will look at the defence of Ex-Turpi causa in Personal Injury litigation and will consider the latest Case Law in this fast moving area. Fraud and and Illegality may be entirely separate issues- when should you be concerned?

After watching our Webinar you will have learned:

  • All about the latest decisions and the impact of Ex-Turpi allegations
  • How to give realistic advice as to the impact of an Ex-Turpi allegation
  • How to appreciate all the circumstances when an Ex-Turpi allegation might realistically be made
  • How to make realistic assessments of the likely outcomes following an allegation

We will be discussing:

  • Is Ex-Turpi always a full defence? SMYLY AGHEAMPONG v ALLIED MANUFACTURING (LONDON) LTD CC (London) 30/6/2008
  • When will this be a feasible defence for a defendant? Beaumont v Ferrer[2016] EWCA Civ 768
  • What should you look out for as problem areas?
  • What effect does an allegation of Ex-Turpi have on an admission? Blake v Croasdale[2017] EWHC 1336 (QB)
  • How does Ex-Turpi impact in an MIB case? Smith (by his Mother & Litigation Friend Bonner) v Stratton[2015] EWCA Civ 1413,Delaney v Pickett[2011] EWCA Civ 1532
  • Fatal accident Claims and Ex-Turpi –McHugh v Okai-Koi [2017] EWHC 1346 (QB) (QBD)

Book this Webinar if you want to:

  • Be aware of current arguments (re Illegality) and risk assess problem areas on taking initial instructions
  • Take effective action to minimize negative features of the Claimant’s case
  • Make realistic assessments of settlement proposals
  • Be in a position to make realistic settlement proposals
  • Be able to advise Claimants of areas of risk and effective action to minimize damaging allegations


The webinar is now available as a recording and you can access it whenever you wish.

Your Trainer:

NEW – Ogden: How to use the Supplementary Tables and Tables A-DNicky 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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