Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Brain injury group (1482 members)

APIL groups

Date of next meeting

30 Jul 2020

Topics for this meeting

As the lockdown continues, APIL is bringing to members a very special live virtual meeting which is being organised by Richard Crabtree and David Withers, coordinator and secretary of APIL’s brain injury special interest group.

The meeting is being held by live webinar and will be delivered on:
Thursday, 30 July between 16:00pm - 17:00pm.

Introduction and APIL activity update
Richard Crabtree
Brain injury special interest group group co-ordinator
Serious Law LLP, Bolton
and
David Withers
Brain injury special interest group group secretary
Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield

A review of the recent developments in duties of care, 
specifically vicarious liability and non-delegable duties, and consideration
as to where the future battle grounds are likely to be

Adam Weitzman QC 
7BR Barrister Chambers, London


Speakers

Venue
Time
16:00 to 17:00
1 CPD hours
21 Aug 2020

Topics for this meeting

APIL is bringing to members a very special live virtual meeting which is being organised by Richard Crabtree and David Withers, coordinator and secretary of APIL’s brain injury special interest group.

The meeting is being held by live webinar and will be delivered on:
Friday, 21 August between 14:00pm - 15:30pm.

Introduction and APIL activity update
Richard Crabtree
Brain injury special interest group group co-ordinator
Serious Law LLP, Bolton
and
David Withers
Brain injury special interest group group secretary
Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield

Capacity
Marc Willems QC
Cobden House Chambers
Manchester


Speakers

Venue
Time
14:00 to 15:30
1.5 CPD hours
25 Sep 2020

Topics for this meeting

APIL is bringing to members a very special live virtual meeting which is being organised by Richard Crabtree and David Withers, coordinator and secretary of APIL’s brain injury special interest group.

The meeting is being held by live webinar and will be delivered on:
Friday,25 September between 14:00pm - 15:30pm.

Introduction and APIL activity update
Richard Crabtree
Brain injury special interest group group co-ordinator
Serious Law LLP, Bolton
and
David Withers
Brain injury special interest group group secretary
Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield

Education provision after a brain injury
Yogi Amin
Irwin Mitchell LLP
Sheffield


Speakers

Venue
Time
14:00 to 15:30
1.5 CPD hours
23 Oct 2020

Topics for this meeting

APIL is bringing to members a very special live virtual meeting which is being organised by Richard Crabtree and David Withers, coordinator and secretary of APIL’s brain injury special interest group.

The meeting is being held by live webinar and will be delivered on:
Friday, 9 October between 14:00pm - 15:30pm.

Introduction and APIL activity update
Richard Crabtree
Brain injury special interest group group co-ordinator
Serious Law LLP, Bolton
and
David Withers
Brain injury special interest group group secretary
Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield

Fundamental dishonesty
Andrew Axon
 Specialist advisor to the board at STEPS Rehabilitation Ltd.
and barrister at Parklane Plowden Chambers 


Speakers

Venue
Time
14:00 to 15:30
1.5 CPD hours
27 Nov 2020

Topics for this meeting

APIL is bringing to members a very special live virtual meeting which is being organised by Richard Crabtree and David Withers, coordinator and secretary of APIL’s brain injury special interest group.

The meeting is being held by live webinar and will be delivered on:
Friday, 27 November between 14:00pm - 15:30pm.

Introduction and APIL activity update
Richard Crabtree
Brain injury special interest group group co-ordinator
Serious Law LLP, Bolton
and
David Withers
Brain injury special interest group group secretary
Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield

The regulation of case managers 
Angela Kerr
Managing Director at AKA Case Management
Nottingham


Speakers

Venue
Time
14:00 to 15:30
1.5 CPD hours

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Details of previous meetings

18 Sep
2019
17:00 to 19:00
Manchester
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Brain injury

  • Introduction and update
  • The implications of the revised discount rate 
Presented by: Richard Crabtree, Mark Holt, Katherine Lennon & Chris Melton QC
5 Jun
2019
17:30 to 19:30
London
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Brain injury

  • Introduction and update
  • The role of the deputy
  • Policy of different local authorities and possible clawback of settlement funds to meet ongoing care needs
Presented by: Rachel Burley-Stower, Richard Crabtree, Katherine Lennon, Cate Searle & Kiran Vasudeva
11 Sep
2018
17:00 to 19:00
London
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Brain injury

  • Periodical payments
  • Predicting the unpredictable. How do we do it?
Presented by: Theo Huckle QC & Deborah Martin
5 Jul
2018
16:00 to 18:00
Manchester
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Brain injury

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Subtle TBI and neuropsychological testing (scoring and interpretation of results)
Presented by: Sundeep Sembi & Martin Van Den Broek
12 Oct
2017
17:30 to 19:00
London
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Brain injury

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Diffusion Tension Imaging in the medico legal setting: a neuropsychology perspective
  • Diffusion Tension Imaging in the medico legal setting: a neuropsychology perspective
Presented by: Colin Ettinger, Daniel Friedland & David Sharp
15 Mar
2017
17:30 to 19:30
Manchester
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Brain injury

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • Patrolling the borders – how to deal with clients with borderline capacity form both the legal and medical viewpoint
  • Patrolling the borders – how to deal with clients with borderline capacity form both the legal and medical viewpoint
Presented by: Neil Brooks, Bridget Collier & Hugh Jones
20 Apr
2016
17:30 to 19:30
Manchester
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Brain injury

  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
  • What to do when you need a vulnerable client (following a brain injury) to give evidence on important issues, such as liability
Presented by: Richard Crabtree, Brett Dixon & Louise Sheffield
7 Oct
2015
17:30 to 19:30
London
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Brain injury

  • Fundamental dishonesty
  • Secondary Influences on Neuropsychological Performance
  • APIL campaign activity at a glance
Presented by: Simon Brindle, Grant Evatt & Karren Towgood
8 Dec
2014
17:30 to 19:30
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Brain injury

  • Traumatic brain injury / Neuroimaging - an overview
  • From coma to marathon - physiotherapy case study
  • APIL activity
Presented by: Lisa Featherstone, J Emer MacSweeney & John Spencer
25 Sep
2014
17:30 to 19:30
London
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Brain injury

  • Collision investigation - does the vehicle store the answer?
  • Mitchell/Denton - an update
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by: Jeremy Ford, Stuart Kightley & James Manning
16 Dec
2013
17:30 to 19:30
London

Brain injury

  • Interim payments: the post Eeles landscape
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
9 Jul
2013
18:00 to 20:00

Brain injury

  • Brain Injury Update
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
17 Jan
2013
18:00 to 20:00

Brain injury

  • Cost Budgeting in Practice
  • The effect of Henry & General Costs Update
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
30 May
2012
17:30 to 19:30
London

Brain injury

  • The significance of Insight in ABI in childhood
  • Life Expectancy
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
7 Mar
2012
09:00 to 02:00

Brain injury

  • Understanding ABI in children not adults
  • Special Educational Needs and ABI
  • Therapeutic interventions for brain injured children
  • Current activities within APIL
Presented by:
29 Nov
2011
17:30 to 19:30

Brain injury

  • Child brain injury & development - the effect of a brain injury at an early age in terms of developmental milestones
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
26 Sep
2011
17:30 to 19:30
London

Brain injury

  • "The problems with Ogden 7 - how to use the latest Edition"
  • "Current EC activities within APIL"
Presented by:
14 Jul
2011
17:30 to 19:30

Brain injury

  • "Child brain injury & defelopment - the effect of a brain injury at an early age in terms of developmental milestones"
  • "Current EC activities within APIL"
Presented by:
12 Jan
2011
17:30 to 19:30

Brain injury

  • Modern neuropsychological testing
  • Current EC activities within APIL
Presented by:
2 Sep
2010
14:00 to 18:45

Brain injury

  • Latest updates from the costs & funding, damages, procedure, brain injury and host groups
  • Keeping you in the know, panel session and APIL's current campaigns.
Presented by:
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