A one-day conference

Live Virtual Event 

Date: 9th September 2021

The topic of claims is never far from the news real, 2021 seen the introduction of the new Personal Injuries Guidelines, insurance reform initiatives, the impact of the Pandemic and what new claims can be seen on the horizon for companies. This event has never been timelier, we have gathered an expert panel of professionals in many different areas and is a must attend for anyone involved directly or indirectly in claim’s management.

The Claims Management Conference is a unique live virtual event from our own custom-built CMG Studios. Initial feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, with attendees praising the additional interactive elements, as well as increased Q&A opportunities throughout the day, giving you more opportunity to gain real practical insights on the key issues that are important to you.

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The conference content and advice will relate to all involved directly or indirectly in the claim’s management and Personal Injury processes from solicitors, barristers, regulators, government departments, semi-state agencies, insurers, employers, healthcare professionals, corporate firms and consultants to name just a few.

Full Day Programme 

Conference Chairperson & Opening Remarks
Judicial Councils recently published Personal Injuries Guidelines

Speaker: David Nolan, SC

Book of Quantum – Updated Change

Speaker: Dr. Jean O Sullivan, TUH

Fraudulent Claims

Speaker: Aisling Breen, Solicitor, Ronan Daly Jermyn

  • Defence Techniques
  • courts attitude to them in recent years
Recent Developments in Discovery in personal injuries litigation:

Speaker: Mark Curran, Barrister-at-Law, Accredited Mediator, Law Library

    • Discussion of discovery and privilege in respect of accident reports in light of Artisan Glass Studios Ltd v The Liffey Trust Ltd [2018] IEHC 278, Colston v Dunnes Stores [2019] IECA 59 and Kunzo v Kepak Longford UC [2021] IEHC 180
    • Discussion of discovery of pre and post-accident medical reports following McCorry v McCorry [2021] IEHC 104  
    • Discussion of discovery and data access requests of CCTV evidence in light of the decision in Dudgeon v Supermacs Ireland Ltd [2020] IEHC 6003
Non-delegable duty – the development of the duty?

Speaker: Anne Conlon, BL

  • as considered by the Supreme Court in Morrissey
 
Nervous shock type cases in light of the decision in the Morrissey case

Speaker: Rachael O Shaughnessy, solicitor, Homs Assist

 

Effects of Covid-19

Covering your Business – processes to put in place that can cover companies in light of any claims

Speaker: Roger Murray and Brian Gill, Callan Tansey Solicitors

  • The rise in remote mediation/arbitration in the wake of COVID

Covering your Business

  • Limiting Claim environment developing in a business
  • How to incorporate a safety and wellness plan
  • Appropriate communication with a colleague still employed and put a claim in?
  • Conduct Pre-placement Physicals
  • Mental Health, stress becoming common claims

 

What is the future for PPO’s (Periodic Payment Order in Catastrophic Injury Cases) in Ireland?

Speaker: Patrick Crowe, BL, Law Library

  • Will there be amending legislation to make their use more attractive
  • Impact of the Russell v HSE Case on the rate of return – has this made PPO’s more appealing?
  • Use of assistive technology?

David Nolan SCDavid Nolan SC

Senior Counsel

David is Senior Counsel & Mediator at The Law Library.

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David was called to the Bar in 1985 and practised as a Junior Counsel in Dublin in the areas of personal injury, insurance, non-jury and commercial law. He was called to the Inner Bar in 2003. He is Chairman of the Bar Council of Ireland and a Member of the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board.

Mark Curran Mark Curran

Barrister-at-Law, Accredited Mediator, Law Library

Mark Curran is a practising barrister and has a broad civil practice with a particular emphasis on personal injuries law, employment law and regulatory litigation.
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Mark is an experienced mediator and also sits as an adjudicator for the GAA Disputes Resolution Authority and the Leinster Rugby Disciplinary Panel.

Mark graduated from University College Dublin with a First Class Honours Degree in Business and Law and subsequently completed an LLM at the University of Cambridge specialising in commercial litigation. Mark is a member of the New York State Bar having completed the New York State Bar Exam in 2014.

Anne Conlon BLAnne Conlon BL

Barrister At Law

Anne is a practicing barrister working in the area of general practice specialising in employment law, medical negligence law and personal injury law.

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Prior to being called to the Bar Anne worked for over 20 years as a General Manager in the private healthcare sector – a highly regulated environment.
Anne completed a Master of Laws (Human Rights) at the University of Keele, a Master of Arts (Women’s Studies) at University College Dublin and a Master of Science (Healthcare Management) at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. In addition, Anne holds qualifications in employment law and data protection law.
Anne is a research specialist providing training and research services for several high-profile organisations. Finally, Anne has served as a Chairperson / director on both healthcare industry and NGO boards – including the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre.

Dr. Jean O Sullivan Dr. Jean O Sullivan

Emergency Medicine Consultant at Tallaght University Hospital, Senior Lecturer in Emergency Medicine at TCD

Dr. Jean O’Sullivan is an honours graduate of University College Cork (1999) and is currently a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Tallaght Hospital and a lecturer in Emergency Medicine at Trinity College Dublin

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In 2003 Dr. O’Sullivan was awarded a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and in the same year was awarded the Membership Examination in Accident and Emergency Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

In 2004 she was awarded Membership of the Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.

Dr. O’Sullivan became a Fellow of the College of Emergency Medicine, London in 2008 and in 2012 successfully completed a Diploma in Forensic and Medico-Legal Medicine at University College Dublin. In 2008 Dr. O’Sullivan founded an international charity, Global Emergency Care Skills and has worked extensively throughout Africa. Dr. O’Sullivan is a member of the Medicolegal Society of Ireland and has worked as a medico-legal expert since 2008. In 2018 she was appointed to the Board of the Personal Injuries Assessment Board.

Aisling BreenAisling Breen

Solicitor, Ronan Daly Jermyn

Aisling is a solicitor in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution department, specialising in insurance defence work, personal injury cases and material damage claims.

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She has experience in all aspects of litigation procedure and practices in all Court jurisdictions. Aisling has a particular focus in the area of insurance fraud, defending fraudulent and exaggerated claims.

Rachael O Shaughnessy Rachael O Shaughnessy

Senior Associate Solicitor , Homs Assist

Rachael O’Shaughnessy is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the litigation department and joined the firm in 2015, having trained and worked in a leading international law firm.

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Specialising in medical negligence and personal injuries litigation, she represents private clients in the Circuit Court, High Court and Court of Appeal and also has experience in mediation.

Rachael deals with medical negligence claims arising from the administration of incorrect medical treatment, surgical errors and hospital clerical errors, as well as acting in dental negligence cases. She is also skilled in dealing with fatal injury claims as a result of medical negligence and advises and provides representation at Coroner’s Inquests.

Rachael practices in all areas of personal injury litigation including road traffic accidents, public liability, product liability (including medical devices), employer’s liability and maritime claims. She advises clients on applications to the Injuries Board including fatal injury claims and claims made on behalf of minors.

Rachael has previously advised leading insurers in respect of liability and coverage issues from pre-action through to trial in the non-jury list and has also provided non-contentious advice in respect of policy wording and legislation.

Roger Murray Roger Murray

Callan Tansey Solicitors

Roger Murray is Joint Managing Partner and Head of the Medical Negligence Department which has a national reputation for excellence.

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He is the holder of a Gold Medal from UCD Law School and has 20 years’ experience in medical negligence and malpractice Litigation.
He has concluded many landmark medical misadventure and medical neglect legal cases (see below) and acted for families and patients in some of the largest medical negligence awards by the Irish Courts.
He has experience of medical litigation of all types especially cerebral palsy, birth injury, brain injury, orthopaedic, surgical and delay in diagnosis.

There will be CPD certificates awarded to attendees at this conference. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award

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