Undoubtedly, 2020 has been a year where parties will have faced difficulty in progressing claims owing to the lockdown / semi lockdown state of flux we have found ourselves in. Parties will want to ensure that claims keep pressing forward to a conclusion and (where appropriate) a costs order. I doubt there has ever been a time where applications for interim payments on account of costs have been more important to keep cases going. David Thomson looks at the rules and case law in such applications.
With an ever increasing number of clinics and treatments being provided privately, Nicholas Yell looks at contractual claims in Medical Law and, in particular, when and why a contractual claim might be pleaded.
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