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The court sets out a detailed test for the calculation of loss of chance in professional negligence claims

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 19 2014

In the case of Chweidan v Mischon de Reya 2014 EWHC 2685 (QB), the court considered the issue of quantifying loss of chance. The court gave useful

The importance of causation and quantum rather than an analysis of negligence

  • 4 Pump Court
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 18 2014

A recent High Court case shows how the real dispute in a professional negligence action is not whether the defendant was negligent, but whether such negligence has caused loss, and how that loss is valued

Professional consultants’ obligations to third parties

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 17 2014

The Court of Appeal recently handed down a decision which will be welcomed by consultants and developers alike. Hunt & Ors v Optima (Cambridge) Ltd &

Child cancer doctor admits to sexually abusing patients

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 16 2014

Dr Myles Bradbury, a child cancer specialist at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge, has admitted to sexually abusing boys aged between eight and 17

England’s Court of Appeal considers net contribution clause in construction contract

  • Deacons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 12 2014

Defects in construction projects are often caused by more than one party e.g. By contractors, subcontractors and other building consultants and

Brain surgeon on trial for sexually assaulting patients

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 12 2014

A brain surgeon alleged to have sexually assaulted ten patients tried to cover his tracks by failing to complete medical records, a jury has heard

Athletes urged to act quickly when bringing professional negligence claims against tax avoidance scheme advice

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2014

With a number of high-profile individuals, including many sportspeople, facing significant financial loss after the failure of a number of

FRC and Mazars agree record settlement

  • Burges Salmon LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 4 2014

The Financial Reporting Council (the FRC) has agreed to settle disciplinary action brought against Mazars and one of its partners, Richard Karmel for

Discount rate review panel to be convened

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 1 2014

The Discount Rate directly impacts on damages that are paid as a lump sum in personal injury and clinical negligence claims, as it is used to

Architects’ certificates: round 2

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 26 2014

Time to get back into work mode after the summer slumber and look at a decision slipped out by the Court of Appeal right at the end of term on the