Bodily Injury Seminar 2016
On Wednesday 5th October the New Jersey offices hosted the annual Bodily Injury Seminar. The event is now in its 12th year and attracts increasing numbers of attendees from both US and non-US based operators.
The one day seminar focused on various topics including medical case management, medical repatriation and limitation of liability and clauses in Crew contacts.The decision to include topics on crew Mental Health and the evaluation of pain & suffering were particularly well received with one participant describing it as ‘an interesting and insightful session involving claims not often discussed’.
The luncheon speaker this year was Julie Licari of Med Solutions International.
The seminar is an opportunity for the Club to share its legal expertise and knowledge with our Members in an engaging and interactive way. The Club also advises Members on the latest industry issues through the biannual Bodily Injury News publication. Previous issues are available to download here.
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Australia: COVID-19 Update
Members are advised that effective 12:00pm, Thursday 22 July, South Australia transitioned from a 'low risk' state to a ‘medium risk’ state, advance warning of a FIC has also been given which will run in Australia from 1 August to 31 September 2021 to determine the level of compliance with the safety of navigation requirements of International Conventions and familiarity of the masters and officers with their processes for ensuring safety of navigation.