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Abuse & the doctor patient relationship

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 23 2014

Dr Myles Bradbury, a child cancer specialist at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge has admitted to abusing patients in his care, some as young as

Myles Bradbury an abuse of trust by a doctor but are there more to come?

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 22 2014

The conviction of Myles Bradbury has rightly shocked and disgusted the general public. It seems almost inconceivable that a member of a vocational

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

Contributory negligence update

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 18 2014

Professional negligence claims against surveyors and valuers arising out of property transactions frequently end up as tri-partite disputes. As a

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

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

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

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