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MedMal - Claims against sports specialists
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2016

Elite level sport is an increasingly high stakes game. Sportspeople strive for success and the rewards that can accompany it and are often backed by

Medical negligence claims for amputations
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • September 23 2016

New analysis by Diabetes UK suggests that there are now 20 diabetes-related amputations in England every day. This is the equivalent of 7,370 per year

High Court awards costs against General Dental Council and dentist in PSA appeal
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2016

Health care professionals subject to disciplinary proceedings will often assume that the final hearing determination will conclude the matter. However

Corporate Claims Bulletin - September 2016 - Practice and Procedure
  • Eversheds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2016

The claimant had suffered a back injury when attempting to transfer a patient from a trolley. She had claimed damages for personal injury and

Court rules on negligent financial advice
  • Cummings Law Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • September 16 2016

The recent case of O'Hare and another v Coutts & Co 2016 EWHC 2224 (QB) concerned the duty of care when giving financial advice. The court adopted

Man's bowel perforation claim settled against hospital
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2016

A man whose bowel was perforated during an operation to remove his appendix has settled his claim against the hospital where the surgery was carried

How effective will the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch be?
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2016

The NHS Digital figures, which are released annually, show that between 2005 and 2015, the number of patient hospital attendances caused by an

Northwick Park Hospital settles claim for failings in the management of a shoulder dislocation
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2016

The Penningtons Manches clinical negligence team has recently agreed the settlement of a claim against Northwick Park Hospital for the alleged failure

Oesophageal cancer and direct tumour damage
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2016

An interesting recent case (Bell v Ashford & St Peter’s Hospital NHS Trust, 27 July 2016, LTL 2872016 extempore) concerned a patient who had

Two bites of the cherry
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2016

Avoiding double recovery where there are separate claims in respect of the same injuries The situation where a Claimant suffers an accident and