Category: Medical Law
05
Oct
17
This was a tragic case in many respects. In 2007 the Claimant’s father shot and killed her mother. He was convicted of manslaughter on the grounds of diminished ...

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05
Oct
17
So far in 2017 there have been two cases which have clarified the need for claimant parties to establish causation on a conventional basis in cases where a breach of duty in ...

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27
Jun
17
So far in 2017 there have been two cases which have clarified the need for claimant parties to establish causation on a conventional basis in cases where a breach of duty in respect of a ...

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12
Jun
17
In the first half of this year the courts have provided the practitioner with some useful and practicable guidance in relation to evidence in clinical negligence cases. This ...

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28
Feb
17
The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss yesterday (27 February) announced the change to the discount rate. The previous rate of 2.5% was set in 2001 in a very different economy. The conclusion of a review that ...

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25
Feb
17
In October 2013 the government published its response to a “Consultation on arrangements concerning whiplash injuries…” In the document the then Secretary of State, Chris ...

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30
Jan
17
How much do you spend on lunch? The answer for the average Briton is £53,844 during their working lives. Across a 40 year career another £40,128 goes on other workplace costs including coffees, ...

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12
Jan
17
The news has been bleak and unrelenting: the scandal of historic child sexual abuse continues to fill the headlines. It seems as if no sector of society has been unaffected by this blight, but the ...

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21
Oct
16
The recent High Court decision of Kelly Marie Simmons v City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (2016) is worthy of note for those practising in the clinical negligence and/or ...

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