Infant Approval Hearings - The Key Issues for PI Lawyers
Approval hearings in children’s claims can be a complex business. Whether you are attending an approval hearing or sending an advocate, it is important that the hearing goes smoothly so that time and costs are not wasted.
This virtual classroom seminar will look at approvals from the perspective of the child, the litigation friend, the advocate and the judge.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
- The purpose of approval hearings
- Preparation for hearings
- What the litigation friend needs to know
- Forms and formalities
- Approval advice
- Witness statements
- The hearing
- The Court Funds Office
- Investment types
- One-off and regular payments
- Deducting costs from the child’s damages
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.