Personal Injury seminar series: [2 of 6] 'Fatal Claims & Inquests'

25 April 2012

3 Hare Court has put together a series of Personal Injury seminars.

The second, 'Fatal Claims & Inquests' has been prepared by Navjot Atwal and James Hawkins.

Some of the points discussed in this seminar includes:

An overview of Inquests & Recent Decisions

  • Statutory jurisdiction
  • Purpose of the inquest
  • Practical matters
  • Article 2 ECHR
  • Recent case-law developments in Article 2 inquests: i) Rabone v Pennine Care NHS Trust [2012] UKSC 2; ii) McCaughey's Application for Judicial Review [2011] UKSC 20; iii) R (on the application of Secretary of State for the Home Department) v Assistant Deputy Coroner for Inner West London [2010] EWHC 3098 (Admin)

Fatal Claims

  • The claim for damages: a checklist of claims to include (or consider)
  • (a) Damages claims for the benefit of the deceased's estate
  • (b) Claims for the dependants of the deceased
  • Recent Supreme Court decisions: i) AB v Ministry of Defence [2012] 2 WLR 643; ii) Durham v BAI (Run off) [2012] 1 WLR 867

Seminar hand-outs

The hand-outs to the seminar (which can be downloaded below) are designed to provide more detail, for future reference, on the topics discussed at the talk.

We are happy to provide the talk and relevant updates to our clients. Please contact the Marketing Manager for further details and to discuss your requirements.