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

Contributory negligence in personal injury and clinical negligence cases (LIVE WEBINAR)

All levels - 1 hour

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

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Contributory negligence is a common feature of personal injury litigation and (sometimes) in clinical negligence cases. 

This webinar takes a comprehensive look at the law relating to contributory negligence and covers

  • The law relating to contributory negligence
  • Pleading and proving contributory negligence and causation
  • How is the amount of negligence determined?
  • The cases which contributory negligence does not apply to
  • Contributory negligence and accidents at work
  • Contributory negligence and the motorist
  • Children & contributory negligence
  • Can there be contributory negligence in clinical negligence cases?
  • Seatbelts and cycle helmets
  • Using allegations of contributory negligence against the defendant - as allegations of negligence
  • Can contributory negligence affect the award of damages?
  • Contributory negligence and interim payments
  • Responding to and disproving allegations of contributory negligence
  • Appeals and contributory negligence


1 person: £65 + VAT  |  2 - 6 people: £105 + VAT  |  7 people or more: £160 + VAT


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