PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS AND THE AGEING POPULATION: WHY YOU SHOULD BE THERE ON THE 24th JUNE

Zenith PI: PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION IN PRACTICE

The statistic in relation to the ageing population make interesting reading:

  • For the first time ever there are 11 million people aged 65 or over in the UK.

  • One-third of the UK population is aged over 50.

  • 3 million people are aged over 80.

  • There are more people in the UK aged over 60 than under 18.

  • The number of people aged 6o or over is expected to pass the 20 million mark by 2030.

  • The proportion of people aged 65+ will be 23.5% in 2034.

  • Nearly one in five people currently in the UK will see their 100th birthday. *

HOW DOES THIS EFFECT PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS?

There are two main issues:

  • Our clients will be living longer.
  • Our clients may well be older.

We need to understand the process of aging; the consequence of ageing upon injuries and damages and issues relating to care and support for an…

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