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New liability frontiers: social media and personal injury. What is ahead for social media giants?

Date: 10 September 2020, 14:00 - 15:00
Location: Online webinar
Join our webinar where we will be looking ahead to potential future personal injury claims arising out of human interaction online and in particular on social media.

Event Details


The webinar will focus on what a Personal Injury lawyer should know about the legal framework under which tort liability for online harms will be assessed, the circumstances in which a social media site might be liable for harms suffered by its users, and the changes which future legislation might bring.

Provisional agenda

The nature and extent of online harms, including:
  • Ofcom’s 2019 research on internet users experiences of harms online
  • Medical research
  • Individual case studies
  • Judicial commentary
Liability in negligence
  • The e-Commerce Directive
  • Stress at work
  • Assumption of responsibility
Other causes of action
  • Misuse of personal information
  • Intentional infliction of psychiatric injury
Future regulation
  • The Online Harms White Paper

Agenda


14:00 – 15:00

Speakers


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