RTA Contributory Negligence


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This is a Level 1: Introductory webinar

Making an assessment of the likely level of Contributory Negligence is essential to being able to give clear and realistic advice to your client in RTA’s scenarios. This webinar will get you up to speed on the latest arguments and decisions including the governing principles.

After watching our Webinar you will have learnt:

  • The circumstances when Contributory Negligence is likely to be alleged by the defendant
  • The arguments relevant to liability disputes in RTA cases.
  • The likely Contributory Negligence arguments where the claimant is a minor
  • The issues raised by arguments about claimant’s speed and its contribution to the happening of an accident and Contributory Negligence allegations
  • The possible causation arguments made by defendants in RTA’s

 We will be discussing:

  • RTA Contributory Negligence
    • Causation
    • Blameworthiness?
    • Governing principles – Causative Potency
    • Children
    • Seatbelts
    • Motorbike helmets
    • Bicycle helmets – Latest
    • Passengers – Intoxication

   Book this Webinar if you want to be able to:

  • Give realistic liability advice to claimants on likely Contributory Negligence findings where there is disparity in causative potency
  • Advise the claimant on the realistic chances of a finding of Contributory Negligence where no seatbelt is worn
  • Advise the claimant on the realistic chances of a finding of Contributory Negligence where no cycling helmet is worn
  • Advise the claimant on the realistic chances of a finding of Contributory Negligence where no motorcycle helmet is worn
  • Make and realistically assess settlement Offers


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:

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

Book online via our website by choosing an option above or fill in our booking form and return it to



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