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Care costs and claims - who pays?

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 25 2008

The high cost of long-term care in the UK is a well-known problem to anyone responsible for funding it

Local authority duty to provide aidsequipment following assessment

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 30 2008

The Executors of the Deceased claimed damages for injuries sustained by the Deceased and for sums contributed by her towards the cost of her accommodation in a nursing home

Duties of care and section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 16 2008

Mr K tried to commit suicide by jumping out of a window while living in bed and breakfast accommodation

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

NHS continuing care: Court of Appeal confirms that NHS is primary decision maker for individual cases

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 8 2008

The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment which confirms that decisions on eligibility for NHS continuing care are, in law, decisions for primary care trusts alone and are not joint decisions between the NHS and local authorities

Regulatory proceedings and property rights: revisited

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 19 2007

The Court of Appeal has reversed the decision of the High Court in R (Malik) v Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust and others 2006 EWHC 487, in which Mr Justice Collins held that a decision by a Primary Care Trust to suspend a doctor from the medical performers list, as part of professional disciplinary processes, was an unjustified interference with the doctor's rights under Article 1 of the First Protocol (the right to peaceful enjoyment of possessions) ("A1P1"

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

Universities’ freedom to impose academic discipline upheld

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 16 2013

The resolution of a lengthy challenge by a former University of Ottawa medical resident shows Canadian courts continue to uphold the freedom of

Challenge fails to policy reducing maximum weekly expenditure upon community care

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2013

Local authorities will no doubt be scrutinising the judgment in this failed judicial review with great care. We make short reference to it given its

DOJ recovers up to $48 million in False Claim Act case resulting from whistleblower report

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 23 2013

In yet another large recovery for the DOJ, on December 6, 2012, DFB Pharmaceuticals, and its subsidiary, Healthpoint Ltd., agreed as part of a