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The effect of default judgments: Symes v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2014

An important judgment of the High Court today clarifies the effect of entry of a judgment in default of Acknowledgment of Service or Defence with

The Legal Ombudsman a fine line between “fair and reasonable” and irrationality?

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 25 2014

The Legal Ombudsman ("LeO") for England and Wales was set up by the Office for Legal Complaints in October 2010, under the auspices of the Legal

Inquests and clinical negligence claims

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 24 2014

If someone close to you has died in hospital and it is not clear why, their death is likely to be reported to the Coroner who, in turn, may decide to

A judgment for what? The effect of default judgments

  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 23 2014

Where a defendant admits breach of duty but wishes to contest causation, injury and quantum, it has in the past been common practice for it to allow

Clinical negligence: Medical Innovation Bill

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2014

On Friday, 27 June 2014, the Medical Innovation Bill, sponsored by Lord Saatchi, received its second reading in the House of Lords and took a further

Case update: Professional Standards Authority v (1) Health and Care Professions Council (2) Mohammed Ghaffar

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 7 2014

The appellant authority (the PSA) appealed against a decision of the Health and Care Professions Council’s (the HCPC’s) Conduct and Competence

Case update: Edwin Onovughakpor Goodwin v Health and Care Professions Council 2014 EWHC 1897 (Admin)

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 7 2014

High Court dismissed Biomedical Scientist's appeal, holding that the length of time from referral to hearing was not excessive and did not exceed the

Case update: Adu v General Medical Council 2014 EWHC 1946 (Admin)

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 7 2014

The appellant doctor (A), who specialised in paediatrics, appealed the decision of a Fitness to Practice panel (FTPP) of the Medical Practitioners

DNACPR notices when is consultation necessary?

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 1 2014

This decision did not concern an incapacitated patient, but is likely to be of relevance to readers insofar as it relates to serious medical

Professional negligence: (former) law firm fails in claim against surveyors

  • MacRoberts LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 20 2014

In STV Central Ltd v Semple Fraser LLP and CBRE Limited 2014 CSOH 82, Semple Fraser ('SF') failed to claim a contribution from CBRE after settling