(S14) How to Calculate Damages for Personal Injury Claims

Date:  25 September 2023 (Monday)   Time: 2:30pm–5:45pm   Language: English  Level: Elementary

Speaker:          Simon Wong, Barrister-at-law, Denis Chang’s Chambers

Lawyer CPD / ACCA CPD / SFC CPT / Insurers’ CPD Pts:  3 points                 Fee: HK$1,790


The course outlines how the damages for non-fatal and fatal cases are calculated. The legal principles will be discussed and the importance of adducing sufficient and relevant evidence to prove the claims will be highlighted.

  1. How to calculate damages for non-fatal cases?
    1. PSLA
    2. Past and future Loss of earnings
    3. Loss of earning capacity
    4. Loss of congenial employment
    5. Value of service / Costs of helpers
    6. Other past and future special damages
  2. How to calculate damages for fatal cases?
    1. PSLA
    2. Loss of accumulation of wealth
    3. Loss of dependency
    4. Other special damages
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