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The absent witness and adverse inferences
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 17 2017

In circumstances where there is a ‘prima facie’ case to answer, the court is entitled draw adverse inferences from a party’s failure to adduce


Family of woman who developed fatal pressure sores receives compensation
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • January 10 2017

A legal claim against Durham County Council has been settled following the death of an 81-year-old woman in March 2012. Audrey Peace, of Pelton


Compensation for radiotherapy overdose
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2017

I was approached in August 2013 by a gentleman who had recently been told by his consultant that during radiotherapy treatment in July and August


The importance of staying within your field of expertise and having a properly constituted Panel
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • January 4 2017

Dr Squier had been a consultant paediatric neuropathologist at the Oxford University John Radcliffe Hospital since 1984. She developed a


Costs budgets are still required in multi-track quantum only disputes
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 21 2016

An expensive mistake by claimant solicitors has led to further guidance on when costs budgets are required. Leigh Nagler considers the recent Court


Court overrules striking off pharmacist for domestic abuse
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 20 2016

It is 30 years since a pharmacy case last reached the highest court in the land, so I have been following the case of Habib Khan with interest. Mr


No compensation for loss arising from a claimant's criminal activity
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2016

DAC Beachcroft has successfully defended a clinical negligence claim where the Claimant's loss arose from her own criminal conduct. Conduct which, it


Professional Disciplinary Update: No 'Middle Way' Between 12 Month Suspension and Removal
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

It is not often that professional Disciplinary matters reach the UK Supreme Court, but the case of Habib Khan v General Pharmaceutical Council


Six-figure settlement for a woman left with a permanent colostomy
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

A woman in her sixties, known as N, has settled a claim in medical negligence against a UK NHS Trust for a significant sum. N was left with a


Withdrawing an admission of liability
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2016

Picture the scene: the trust receives a letter of claim setting out allegations of negligence in relation to care it has provided. An