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Quashing a decision on the basis of material error of fact

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2010

In R (March) v Secretary of State for Health 2010 EWHC 765 (Admin), Mr Justice Holman in the High Court quashed on the grounds of material error of fact a decision by the Secretary of State concerning the level of ex gratia payments made to NHS patients treated with contaminated blood

Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital

Preventing double recovery: payments by a local authority towards the care costs of a personal injury claimant are relevant when assessing loss

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 11 2007

The recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Andre Crofton v NHS Litigation Authority will be warmly welcomed by defendant insurers as it should significantly reduce their damages bill

Fertility treatment for prisoners: the scope of human rights

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 3 2011

A recent Freedom of Information request has revealed that since December 2007, 22 prisoners have applied to the Ministry of Justice for artificial insemination treatment

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Consent and capacity remain thorny issues for healthcare providers and commissioners

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2012

The Court of Appeal ruling this month in the case of DL v A Local Authority 2012 has placed the issue of consent in the healthcare sector back into the public domain

Army proper identification of psychiatric condition

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2008

During the course of varying postings in the army, the Claimant witnessed horrific sights and was frequently exposed to mortal danger

When is it appropriate to suspend an employee or report a matter to the police?

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 27 2012

A recent case looked at how employers should deal with allegations of misconduct that could affect an employee's future career and when it is appropriate to suspend an employee, or involve the police

Earn-out doesn't immunise against business failure

  • Clayton Utz
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2012

Porton Down is the UK Government’s top secret chemical and biological warfare research facility

Case summaries

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 31 2015

A prohibition order which could not be reviewed for at least five years was an appropriate sanction in a case of a teacher who had had an