Insurance
Concussion: Coming round again
05/09/19
This article considers the medico-legal aspects of concussion injury, the duty of care owed by those involved and the governance measures which organisations can put in place to minimise the risk of concussion related litigation.
Insurance
Medical Malpractice and Clinical Law Insight: Summer 2019
06/08/19
Welcome to our latest edition of Clinical Law Insight for the insurance market, in which we consider the latest developments in medical malpractice and general liability, inquests and clinical law.
Insurance
Medical Malpractice Forward View 2019
30/01/19
We take a look at a few of the key topics in healthcare which could impact on indemnity providers and what can be done to prepare for any change.
Insurance
Confidentiality is not an automatic bar to disclosure
29/11/18
Marston Holdings Ltd v Ministry of Justice (HM Courts & Tribunal Service) [2018] EWHC 3168 (TCC)
Insurance
Employers can be legally responsible for malicious data breaches committed by employees
24/10/18
In Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants, Morrisons appealed a High Court judgment that it should be vicariously liable for a data breach committed by an employee.
Health and social care
Insurance
Darnley: the Supreme Court rules on the case of the patient who left A&E after 19 minutes
10/10/18
An insight into the Supreme Court decision on the Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust case
Insurance
Claims for psychiatric injury in the workplace
16/08/18
We are seeing a growing number of claims for psychiatric injury arising from healthcare employees who are overworked and under supported, and those claiming that they have been bullied or harassed in the workplace.
Insurance
How to respond to an incident giving rise to a potential claim
16/08/18
It has never been more important for those who face potential claims and their Insurers to fully investigate and obtain evidence from the outset.
Insurance
How to prevent slips and trips: A guide for employers and occupiers
16/08/18
Claims resulting from slips and trips form a significant part of the caseload for many personal injury departments.
Insurance
EAT rules on holiday pay entitlement under Agenda for Change
19/07/18
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has considered the difficult issue of voluntary overtime and the calculation of holiday pay.
Insurance
Supreme Court upholds need for variations to follow contractual process
20/06/18
An insight into the the Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited judgment.
Insurance
Supreme Court rejects appeal in Pimlico Plumbers case
15/06/18
An insight into the highly publicised case on worker status, Pimlico Plumbers v Smith.