Fact Finding Hearings in NAI Cases for Family Lawyers - Caselaw, Medical Research & Tactics

Fact Finding Hearings in NAI Cases for Family Lawyers - Caselaw, Medical Research & Tactics


8 Oct 2024

10:00 AM ‐ 4:30 PM

With a SmartPlan £288

With a Season Ticket £320

Standard price £640

All prices exclude VAT
Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
5 hours
Group bookings
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Fact findings in non-accidental injury cases are complex on many levels.

Early evaluation of cases to ensure that the right experts are identified and appointed is a core skill for practitioners in this field. This virtual classroom seminar will provide particular focus on the selection, instruction and, where necessary, subsequent challenge of expert medical evidence.

This live session is structured around real-life case studies as examples. It will also integrate case law, medical research and tactical advice to enhance your knowledge base and conduct of these difficult cases.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • The latest case law and tactics relevant to the fact finding process
    • Preparing and shaping a case
    • Examining evidence and drafting documents
    • Using case law
  • Different injury types and the associated medical research
    • Non-accidental head injuries
    • Breaks
    • Burns
    • Bruises
  • Underlying conditions
    • Blood disorders
    • Connective tissue disorders including Ehlers Danlos Syndrome
    • Bone disorders
    • The unknown
  • Selecting, instructing and challenging experts
    • Which expert for which case?
    • Tips and traps
  • Client handling
    • Acting for parents
    • Acting for intervenors
    • Acting for children, whether through children’s guardians or not

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.