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The Medical Innovation Bill - will it ever be a good idea?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2014

The Report Stage of the Medical Innovation Bill begins today, on Friday 12 December. Lord Saatchi has submitted further amendments to the Bill, which

Pursuing a claim outside the contract

  • Minter Ellison
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 11 2014

Occasionally it happens that by the time an employer discovers a building defect, the main contractor's financial position is such that it would not

Bacciottini and Cook v Gotelee & Goldsmith (A firm) 2014 EWHC 3527 (Ch)

  • Rosling King LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

This case considered the damages that were recoverable in respect of a solicitor negligence claim, where the loss suffered by the Claimant had been

Effect on the registrant can be relevant when considering appropriate sanction

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

A trainee doctor who was suspended following a finding of dishonesty has succeeded in his appeal to have the issue of sanction remitted for further

Expert witness subject to fitness to practise proceedings

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

A consultant psychiatrist, Dr P, succeeded in his appeal against a suspension order of three months which was imposed after allegations relating to

Dishonesty, impairment and insight

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 10 2014

The Court of Appeal has upheld the decisions of a fitness to practise panel and the High Court that a trainee doctor had acted dishonestly and

Accountants: you Swynson, you lose some..!

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2014

In the recent decision in Swynson Limited and Michael Hunt v Lowick Rose LLP, Rose J considers the scope of an accountants' duty where advice

Marley v Rawlings - professional negligence, costs and the court’s discretion

  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 3 2014

The Supreme Court recently made a landmark decision in the case of Marley v Rawlings when it decided that a professional indemnity insurer should be

Chambers 2015 - clinical negligence: mainly claimant overview

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 28 2014

In July 2014 the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) published its annual Report and accounts for 201314. It makes for an interesting window into the

What does an institutional duty of candour mean for patients?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 27 2014

Individual doctors have long had responsibility to let patients know when something has gone wrong. This is embodied in General Medical Council