Shop till you Drop. Claims issues in the Retail Sector.

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Friday 15 March 2013, The Met Hotel, Leeds, LS1 2HQ

Professor Malcolm Jayson, Consultant Rheumatologist, and expert in pain conditions, will be the keynote speaker at Forbes' claims update aimed specifically at the Retail Sector. He will focus on pain conditions in injury claims, which is an area of growing concern.

The event is free to attend and the programme is below.


Arrival and refreshments


Opening remarks from Siobhan Hardy


Cold Weather Casualties
David Yates, Partner, Forbes Solicitors.
David will take a look at the development of case law on liability for snow and ice and the possible lines of defence retailers may have to such claims.


The Jackson Reforms
Siobhan Hardy, Partner, Forbes Solicitors.
Siobhan will look at the proposed changes some of which are due to come into force this April.


Coffee break


Pain Claims
Professor Jayson, Consultant Rheumatologist
Professor Jayson will talk about the nature of pain and the differences between acute and chronic pain and will discuss pain conditions such as CRPS and Fibromyalgia.




Defending Chronic Pain Cases
David Pickford, Partner, Forbes Solicitors
David will provide practical considerations for handling claims involving chronic pain with particular reference to the Retail Sector.


Check- Out Fraud
Chris Booth, Partner, Forbes Solicitors.
Chris will look at fraudulent claims, with particular reference to issues affecting the retail sector.


Questions and closing remarks

To book your place please contact Moya Murton on 01254 222394 or email