With recent hikes in insurance costs and numerous cases being thrown out of Court due to false and misleading information, practitioners must be on high alert when advising clients on bringing personal injuries actions. This one hour lecture covers the matters which legal practitioners must consider before issuing proceedings and the recent case law in this area.
- The Civil Liability & Courts Act 2004
- The spectrum of dishonesty
- Consequences for the dishonest Plaintiff
- Guidance for practitioners
- Recent case law
- To be in a position to advise clients on the duty to disclose all relevant information prior to issuing proceedings.
- To be aware of the significance of The Affidavit of Verification .
- To be able to advise clients in relation to the ramifications of Section 26 of The Civil Liability & Courts Act 2004.
- To be able to explain to a client the meaning of dishonesty pursuant to Section 26(3) of The Civil Liability & Courts Act 2004.
- To be in a position to advise clients about the criminal consequences for a dishonest Plaintiff.
Duration & pricing:
- Net-Duration: 1 hour
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