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This Course can now be offered In-House. If you are interested in booking  please contact us at elena@masstraining.org.uk or on 0117 925 9612.

Calculating future losses can be a daunting task. This half-day course will keep you up to date on all the changes relevant to the calculation of future losses using the Ogden tables. Looking at the implications of the proposed Discount Rate and a practical look at a calculation using both the tables and supplementary tables.

After attending our Course you will have learnt all about:

  • The effect of the level of the Discount rate and its impact on the value of the losses
  • The ways to use the supplementary tables to calculate future losses
  • The relevance of the Claimant’s disability status when calculating losses using the supplementary tables

We will be discussing:

  • The Discount Rate
    • What does it mean and how will an increase impact on your clients
      • Part 36 – offers, acceptance ,withdrawal
      • Settlements, court approval, renegotiation
    • Accommodation
      • Roberts v Johnstone revisited? JR v Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWHC 1245 (QB)
    • Periodical Payments
      • Implications
    • Costs
      • Standard Costs and proportionality
      • Costs budget review
  • Using the Supplementary Tables – when and how?
  • Hidden Future losses
    • Loss of earning capacity
    • Disability
  • Worked examples –Variable future earnings

Book this Course if you want to be able to:

  • Advise effectively on any Part 36 offers
  • Make carefully judged Part 36 offers
  • Assess the desirability of Periodical payment orders in the light of the Discount Rate set
  • Calculate and advise on the calculation for Accommodation in the light of the negative Discount Rate
  • Use the Supplementary tables to calculate loss of earning capacity in cases where the Claimant is still in employment

Your Trainer  

Nicky Carter is a self-employed Solicitor and Legal Trainer and has been delivering training for us since 2010.

 

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