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Provision of healthcare: non-delegable duty of care

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • October 30 2013

Supreme Court allows appeal against Court of Appeal decision that state run school did not owe a non-delegable duty of care to pupil injured during a

Suicide in psychiatric hospital: duty to investigate

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 29 2013

Court of Appeal holds that the European Convention on Human Rights does not oblige the state to conduct an immediate and independent investigation

Compensation Recovery Unit: riders to certificates and appeals

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 23 2013

We provide an update on important issues relating to recoverable benefits and NHS charges: the risks presented by riders to CRU certificates and

Telephone triage - an overview

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 21 2013

We review the background to NHS 111 and consider what measures have been put in place to ensure patient safety. NHS 111 is a telephone triage service

Time to end LASPO mesothelioma exemption

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 11 2013

The Ministry of Justice's (MoJ) consultation on reforming mesothelioma claims in England and Wales closed on 2 October 2013 - the latest consultation

Mesothelioma: potential exposure to asbestos at school

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 1 2013

In Sienkiewicz v Greif (UK) Ltd 2011 the Supreme Court considered two appeals involving cases where the Defendant was the sole known cause of

Mental Health Act 2007: how well is it working?

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 27 2013

Following a review of the Act, the House of Commons' Health Committee has published its report, in which it expresses concerns about the operation of

Health and social care: strengthening corporate accountability

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 27 2013

The Department of Health's consultation, which closed on 6 September 2013, includes a number of proposals including a new "fit and proper person

Limitation: exposure to asbestos

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 24 2013

This case applies the recent Court of Appeal decision in Johnson v Ministry of Defence 2012, where Kennedys acted for the Defendant. A claimant

Stroke: GP not negligent

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 19 2013

Mr Justice Turner found that whilst the Claimant had raised a number of areas of breach of duty, some of which he accepted, there were two central