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Our Casualty episodes

This podcast channel features in in-depth conversations with our casualty specialists on the latest developments in the field.

24 January 2023

Dementia podcast: Traumatic brain injuries and early onset dementia

In this podcast, members of our brain injury subject matter group Emma Eccles and Helen Kanczes from the catastrophic injury team are joined by neurologist Dr Dougall McCorry to discuss the research surrounding the possible link between traumatic brain injuries and early onset dementia. They also talk about the primary case law in this area, Mathieu v Aviva & Hinds, where a claim for provisional damages in relation to dementia was rejected on the basis that the Claimant could not show a sufficient causal link, on the balance of probabilities, between his TBI and any future risk of dementia.

06 December 2022

The Personal Injury Discount Rate: Single or multiple rates?

Welcome to our latest Casualty podcast, where Alistair Kinley, Director of Policy & Government Affairs, Andrew Hibbert and Chris Murray, both Catastrophic Injury & Large Loss Partners, discuss the MoJ’s imminent ‘call for evidence’, responses to which will inform the 2024 review of the Personal Injury Discount Rate.

05 May 2022

Is the Claimant to blame – Contributory negligence in road traffic cases

In house barrister Mary Edis and Senior Associate Kim Waterhouse discuss two recent cases on contributory negligence in road traffic injury claims. Campbell v Advantage Insurance Co Ltd [2021] Saboor Gul v James McDonagh & MIB [2021]

05 May 2022

The Highway Code: What's new?

In this episode in house barrister Mary Edis and Legal Director Isla Taylor discuss the changes in the new Highway Code including the new Hierarchy of Road Users

05 May 2022

Civil Procedure: Experts and Offers

Mary Edis and Hannah Brierley discuss status of unchallenged expert evidence, Claimant failure to co-operate with expert examinations and mistakes in Part 36 offers. Griffiths v TUI(UK)[2021] Kasabaqi v Westway[2021] O'Grady v B15 Group[2022]

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Mary Edis
Mary Edis

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Hannah Brierley

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Kim Waterhouse

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Paul Smith

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Alison Tyler

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