All change for civil personal injury claims
The Midland Branch meeting for 1 November 2012, will
feature a presentation by Darren Smith a partner at Hill Hofstetter
What's in it for me?
Darren's presentation will
consider the impact of the "Jackson" reforms to civil
justice and how they may impact on those in the health and
safety field involving civil claims and their relationship
health and safety proceedings and criminal
Much has been said recently about the removal of no win no fee
and the control of referral fees, but what will be the reality
of the approach to claims and their impact on businesses from
In addition to these questions, the session will also look at
issues in respect of insurance coverage and future trends in
the costs associated with health and safety
Darren Smith - Partner in Hill Hofstetter Limited.
Darren manages a department established in 1994 to provide
support to large corporates in respect of insured and insurable
liabilities they may face, including employers, public and
occupier's liability claims as
well as product liability recall.
Darren has represented corporate clients in the
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Deafness Test Case Litigation
that was decided by the Supreme Court and also represented
one of the corporate insured in the EL Trigger Litigation
decided in the Supreme Court earlier this year.
Darren has extensive experience of health and
safety related issues including prosecutions and
What you need to know
The Venue; The Hollyfield Centre, Erdington, Birmingham, B24
Timings; The meeting will commence at 2pm. refreshments will be
available from 1.30pm.
The Branch committee look forward to meeting you.
For information about the event - contact the Branch