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.
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.
Judge finds DePuy metal-on-metal hip implant not “defective”
25/05/18
The Court handed down judgement in what is already being described as a landmark case for product litigation.
Vaginal mesh – Recent developments and considerations for insurers
12/02/18
On Tuesday 30th January 2018 the Government announced that they would be launching an independent review into the use of vaginal mesh.
Medical malpractice forward view 2018
23/01/18
Last twelve months have highlighted the uncertainties in an ever changing and complex legal environment
Bereavement damages incompatible with human rights
04/12/17
The court of appeal has declared that the current scheme for bereavement damages under the Fatal Accidents Act 1976 (FAA)
High Court applies new dishonesty test for the first time in a GMC case
24/11/17
Potentially changed the long standing Ghosh test on dishonesty by removing the subjective element
High Court confirms no requirement for court application for CANH withdrawal
21/11/17
The High Court confirmed that court approval was not required to withdraw Clinically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration (‘CANH’)
Learning from mistakes and effective serious incident investigation
16/10/17
Serious incident (SI) investigations are a critical post incident analysis tool