Articles matching "clinical negligence"
If the signs are being read accurately, two and a half years after most of Lord Justice Jackson’s recommendations were introduced through LASPO, we may now be moving towards the introduction of an…Read more
Latest Department of Health proposals suggest claims of higher value are moving closer to having claimant costs fixed
Insurers are rightly interested in the potential for extending the remit of the existing fixed costs regime in order to be able to exercise greater control over exposure to claimants’ costs. In the…Read more
The case concerned injuries which were sustained by the Claimant on account of the Defendant’s negligent clinical treatment. On 3 July 2014, the Defendant made a Part 36 Offer of £325,000. The offer…Read more
Philip D’Netto reviews Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust (2014) which looks set to reopen the debate about how to quantify the defendant’s liability when a claimant has a…Read more
In Symes v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust (2014), the High Court had to determine whether the defendant was precluded from raising arguments on causation when default judgment had been entered.…Read more
In April, the Scottish Government published its report on this Consultation. The No Fault Compensation Review Group was established in 2009 to consider the potential benefits of a no fault scheme for…Read more